Proton-M/Blok DM-03 | Spektr-RG

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center launch of a Proton-M/Blok DM-03 Rocket

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Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center was scheduled to launch a Proton-M/Blok DM-03 rocket as part of the Spektr-RG mission. The launch window for the Astrophysics mission was on Sat, Jul 13th, 2019, 8:30 AM EDT from 31/6, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Proton-M/Blok DM-03 and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

Spektr-RG

Spektr-RG is a joint Russian-German observatory-class mission. It is intented to study the interplanetary magnetic field, galaxies and black holes.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

31/6, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Rocket

Proton-M

Proton-M Blok DM-03 is a four stage Russian heavy lift launch vehicle derived from the Soviet Proton launch vehicle. It is a Proton-M with an added DM-03 Fourth stage.

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center is a Moscow-based producer of spacecraft and space-launch systems, including the Proton and Rokot rockets and is currently developing the Angara rocket family. The Proton launch vehicle launches from Baikonur and Rokot launches from Baikonur and Plesetsk. Angara will launch from Plesetsk and Vostochny.

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