PHOTOS: Proton positioned on launch pad

A Russian Proton rocket rolled to the launch pad Oct. 10 with the Intelsat 23 communications satellite. The spacercaft will provide communications services for enterprise, oil and gas, and data networking customers in the Americas, the Caribbean, Western Europe and Africa.

Liftoff is scheduled for Oct. 14 at 0837 GMT (4:37 a.m. EDT).

Credit: Roscosmos

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