December 24, 2019

From launch pad № 81 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome on December 24, 2019 at 15:03:02 (Moscow time), the “Proton-M” launch vehicle with the “DM-03” upper stage and “Electro-L” №3 Russian hydrometeorological satellite was launched.

All stages of flight of the launch vehicle were carried out normally.

In accordance with the flight diagram, after 585 seconds after launch, the head unit (the upper stage and the satellite) was separated from the third stage of the launch vehicle.

After that, the ‘DM-03’ upper stage continued to launch a new meteorological satellite into the target orbit.

The total duration of the launch to the separation of the satellite will be 6 hours 37 minutes.

The “Proton-M” launch vehicle is manufactured at the Khrunichev Space Center (part of Roscosmos State Corporation).

 

More from this category:
February 7, 2018

On February 5, 2018, NASA astronauts Andrew Morgan and Christina Koch and JAXA astronaut Soichi Noguchi were introduced to GCTC authorities and specialists and started…

full story
April 19, 2013

According to RIA Novosti,  Russian enterprise Android Technics is developing a new robot SAR-401; at the end of September it will be tested in Gagarin…

full story
May 14, 2015

Sarah Brightman’s refusal to go the International Space Station in September 2015 won’t affect the dates of the launch, – spokesman for space industry reported…

full story
January 11, 2020

Specialists of the Vostochny Space Center together with the RSC “Progress”(parts of the Roscosmos State Corporation) on January 10, 2020, began preparing the components of…

full story
January 20, 2014

Once again Baikonur spaceport became a leader in terms of quantity of space launches performed since 23 boosters with space devices we launched from its…

full story
June 24, 2013

According to RIA Novosti, Russia can use Soviet-era SS-18 Satan heavy intercontinental ballistic missiles to destroy celestial bodies posing a threat to Earth, a Russian…

full story
June 4, 2018

On June 4, 2018, at the Baikonur cosmodrome, specialists of Roscosmos enterprises rolled out to the launch site a “Soyuz-FG” carrier rocket with a “Soyuz…

full story
August 15, 2019

Preparations for the launch of the “Soyuz-2.1a” launch vehicle with the “Soyuz MS-14” spacecraft, scheduled for August 22, 2019, are ongoing at the Baikonur Cosmodrome….

full story