The Ministry of Defence made last Friday rocket launch vehicle (LV) "Proton-K" with a Russian satellite. Yesterday at 9:49 am rocket was launched from the Baikonur site "Baikonur" in Kazakhstan. In the words of Colonel Alexei Zolotukhin, a representative of the Press Service of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation to the troops ASD (Aerospace Defense) missile launch took place normally.
Ground means of automatic control complex aerospace defense forces maintained through control of the launch of "Proton-K". At 9:54 Moscow time on RK "Proton-K" with the satellite was taken on maintenance means the Head of the test center after gallakticheskogo Titov.
At 16:27 with the DM-2 "Proton-K" successfully launched to orbit motivated Russian gallaktichesky machine.
While no indication of the purpose of running a military satellite into orbit. But it is clear that it is the mission of "Proton-K" last.
This refers to the languid RN class. The development of the missile took place under the control of academician Vladimir Chelomeya. PH was created on the basis of a two-stage UR-500. First start-up was 10 March 1967. In 2001, the replacement of a rocket "Proton-K" came a modernized version of "Proton-M". Overclocking block DM will change soon block "Breeze-M".