MOSCOW, July 13. /TASS/. The launch of Spektr -RG space observatory on the Proton-M carrier rocket, which has been repeatedly postponed, will be held on July 13, the decision was made on Saturday morning by the State Commission, a source in the rocket and space industry told TASS, the information was later confirmed by Roscosmos.
According to Roscosmos stamen on the official website, the State Commission, which met on July 13, 2019, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, decided to prepare the Proton-M space rocket as part of the upper stage DM-03 and the Spektr-RG observatory to refuel components and a launch, scheduled for 15:30:57 Moscow time, July 13.
On Thursday, Roscosmos told TASS about additional test work in preparation for the launch of Proton-M launch vehicle with Spektr-RG space observatory. Later, the press service clarified that the work was carried out due to remarks for the launch vehicle.