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MOSCOW, July 20 (Itar-Tass) — The press service of the Khrunichev State Space Research and Production Centre has said that the launch of the Proton-M rocket with two satellites - Telekom-3 and Express-MD2 is likely to be postponed.
“So far there is the likelihood of the launch postponement until the beginning of August, but it has not been confirmed yet,” the press service told Itar-Tass. “There is a need to conduct additional checks,” representatives of the Khrunichev Centre explained. “Everything will become clear regarding the launch date by the weekend.”
Initially, the launch of the Proton-M carrier rocket with the Breeze-M upper stage and two spacecraft - Telekom-3 and Express-MD2 was scheduled for July 26 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome.