ViaSat 1 rolled to launch pad

The Russian Proton rocket carrying the ViaSat 1 broadband communications satellite to serve the U.S. and Canada was transported by rail to its Baikonur Cosmodrome launch pad Sunday. Blastoff is scheduled for Wednesday at 1848 GMT (2:48 p.m. EDT).

Credit: Roscosmos and Khrunichev

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