Successful launch of Proton-M

Today at 23.15 MSK with launcher platform 39 200 Baikonur starting calculations of rocket-space industry of Russia made a successful launch of a space rocket "Proton-M" with the upper stage "Breeze-M" and the spacecraft "Telstar 14R."
After separation from the regular third-stage rocket booster "Briz-M" continues the removal of spacecraft "Telstar-14P" on the desired orbit.
Separation of the spacecraft from the upper stage is scheduled for 8:28 MSK May 21, 2011
The contract for the use of the carrier rocket "Proton-M" to launch U.S. satellite "Telstar 14R" concluded the company International Launch Services Inc. (ILS). Controlling stake in ILS owned Federal State Unitary Enterprise "State Research and Production Space Center Khrunichev", which is a developer and manufacturer of "Proton" and the upper stage "Breeze-M".

As part of the joint venture ILS it was the 65th commercial launch of "Proton".

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