Russia plans three space launches in AugustJuly 30th, 2011 - 2:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian space agency Roscosmos said Friday it plans to launch two satellites and a space freighter in August.
The Express-AM4 satellite will be launched Aug 18 on board a Proton-M carrier rocket from the Baikonur Space Centre in Kazakhstan.
A Progress M-12M cargo spacecraft will be launched from Baikonur to the International Space Station Aug 24 on board the Soyuz-U launch vehicle.
A Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket will orbit a Glonass-M navigation satellite after the launch Aug 25 from the Plesetsk Space Centre in northern Russia.
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