Previous Launch(es)
Date: September 28
Launch Vehicle:Proton M/Breeze M
Payload: Loutch
Launch Site:Baikonur

Date: October 21
Launch Vehicle:Proton M/Breeze M
Payload: Express AM6
Launch Site:Baikonur

Planned Launch(es)
Launch Vehicle:Proton M/Breeze M
Payload: Astra 2G
Launch Site:Baikonur

Comprehensive tests of heavy-lift Angara 5 have been completed at Plesetsk. The launch vehicle (LV) was installed on the multi-purpose Angara pad. Now Angara A5 has been removed from the launch pad and transferred to the integration/testing facility for subsequent preparations in the run-up to flight tests. The heavy-lift Angara A5 is scheduled to embark on its maiden mission from Plesetsk in December 2014.
Unstable functioning of the Breeze M gyros was detected on 25 November in the process of the Proton M / Breeze M ILV checkouts in preparation for the launch of Asrta-2G.
On 27 November the Proton M ILV is scheduled to be removed from the launch pad for transfer to the integration/testing facility where the gyros will be replaced and additional tests performed. The date and time of the launch will be determined at a later stage after correcting the fault and carrying out requisite tests.
Following the State Review Boards decision, the Proton M/Astra 2G integrated launch vehicle (ILV) was rolled out to Launch Complex at 4:30 am (Moscow Time) earlier today. The launch of Astra-2G is scheduled for 28 November.
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BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan, November 26 The launch of an ILS Proton launch vehicle with the ASTRA 2G satellite was postponed today due to the off-nominal operation of the Breeze M upper stage gyro unit during planned pre-flight testing.The additional time is needed due to the required destacking and replacement of the affected gyro unit and to ensure complete flight readiness of the vehicle. The satellite is being launched for SES of Luxembourg and was built by Airbus Defence and Space.The vehicle and satellite remain in a safe configuration at the launch site.
The Proton Breeze M launch vehicle successfully launched the Express AM6 satellite into orbit today. The vehicle lifted off at 7:09 p.m. Moscow time from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. This was the 6th launch of the Proton vehicle this year and the 399th mission since its inaugural flight in 1965.
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