Proton-M/Blok DM-03 | Elektro-L No.3

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 Elektro-L No.3 mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission was on Tue, Dec 24th, 2019, 7:00 AM EST from 81/24 (81P), 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

Elektro-L No.3

Elektro-L is a series of meteorological satellites developed for the Russian Federal Space Agency by NPO Lavochkin. They are designed to capture real-time images of clouds and the Earth’s underlying surface, heliogeophysical measurements, collection and translating hydrometeorological and service data.

Location

81/24 (81P), 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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