The launch occurred from the Baikonur cosmodrome
The launch took place from Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. All prelaunch operations took place normally.
The carrier rocket proton-M with military satellite was launched Friday, December 21, from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Russian media reported citing the defense Ministry.
All pre-launch operations and the launch took place normally. Ground HQs of Russia launched a rocket to the accompaniment.
Recall that in recent years there have been several accidental launches of carrier rockets proton-M, which was lost satellites.
In 2019 will end the production of engines for rockets proton-M Release themselves of the Protons will end in 2020-2021 years. To replace them is created the carrier rocket Angara.
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