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Proton crash deals another blow to Russian space sector

May 16, 2015

Failure struck Russia’s troubled space program for the second time in three weeks Saturday, when a Proton rocket carrying a high-tech satellite for Mexico’s new $1.6 billion space-based communications network crashed shortly after liftoff.

Live coverage: Proton launch runs into trouble

May 15, 2015

Russia’s Proton rocket launched from Kazakhstan at 0547 GMT (1:47 a.m. EDT) Saturday with Mexico’s Centenario communications satellite, but the Russian space agency reported an anomaly occurred some time after liftoff.

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