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"Roscosmos" has set the date only in 2020 the launch of the rocket "proton"

Postponed from March due to a detected marriage of the rocket-carrier "proton-M" from Baikonur with the telecommunications satellite "Express-80" and "Express-103" planned for 30 July, reported RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of the Roscosmos.

This will be the only launch of "Proton" in 2020. Earlier this year was planned the launch of "Proton" with the Russian-European Mars ExoMars landing station, but it was postponed to 2022. In addition, for 2021 have moved the launch on Proton module "Nauka" for the International space station.

The rocket "proton" replaced defective components

Admitted in 2015-2016 marriage on the rocket "proton-M" resolved, the product is ready to launch a telecommunications satellite "Express-80" and "Express-103". It is expected to send media to the Baikonur cosmodrome, told RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of Roscosmos.

The spokesman added that this "proton" is designed to launch satellites "Express".