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)
Date: November
Launch Vehicle:Proton M/Breeze M
Payload: Astra 2G
Launch Site:Baikonur

Ground operations are in full swing at Baikonur to process the Proton M integrated launch vehicle for the launch of the European communications satellite, Astra-2G.In accordance with the schedule, AU is currently being processed for transfer to the assembly hall for subsequent mating with the Proton M launch vehicle.
On 10 November, the Angara-A5 left the Integration & Testing Facility in Area 41 of the Plesetsk State Test Cosmodrome in the Archangelsk Region. The first-ever rollout of the heavy-lift launch vehicle and its transfer to the Angara multi-purpose launch pad proceeded as planned.Currently, specialists of the Cosmodromes Center for testing and operation of space systems are preparing the Angara-A5 for tests on the Angara multi-purpose launch pad.
Earlier today, the Breeze M upper stage designated for the Proton launcher that will be used to loft the Russian Yamal 401 satellite was delivered to Baikonur onboard of a cargo plane. Yamal 401 is scheduled for launch in December.
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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.
The ILS Failure Review Oversight Board (FROB) has concluded its work, after a detailed review of the findings, conclusions and identified corrective action plans from the Russian State Inter-agency Commission (IAC) and Khrunichev (KhSC) investigations into the probable cause of the May 16 failure of the Russian Federal Proton mission carrying the Express AM4R satellite.
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