Roskosmos planned only in 2020 the launch of the carrier rocket “proton-M” on July 30
The press service of the Corporation “Rosatom” called the date only in 2020 the launch of the carrier rocket “proton-M”. The camera starts on 30 July from the Baikonur cosmodrome at 0:27 p.m. Moscow time.
“Proton-M” transportorul into orbit satellites “Express-80” and “Express-103”. The latter is designed for the provision of fixed and mobile communications, broadcasting and a new type of high-speed Internet. Assumes data transmission in Russia and CIS countries. The launch of ExoMars Martian station was moved to 2022, and the module Nauka for ISS in 2021. In March, the head of the Center Khrunichev Alex Morocco reported the detection of defective parts in the rocket “proton”. Any problems noticed on the “Baikonur”. Is assumed to be “defective components” the Director called substandard fasteners. They were used in the pipelines of one of the parts of the rocket. In April, information appeared about the return of the aircraft to Moscow to resolve the marriage.
Dmitry Rogozin said that defective parts have released four or five years ago in an industrial plant in the Chelyabinsk region. In June, the repaired rocket was delivered to the “Baikonur” and the state Corporation planned its launch at the end of July.