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From Baikonur to Moscow returned the three defective rocket "proton-M"

All three of the carrier rocket "proton-M", which found faulty components of 2015-2016 of production, returned from Baikonur to Moscow for repairs, told RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of the Roscosmos.

According to him, one of these missiles have already been repaired, sent back to Baikonur in late July with her help, was successfully launched telecommunications satellites, "Express-80" and "Express-103".

"Proton-M" with the second attempt went to the long flight

The carrier rocket "proton-M" with telecommunication satellite "Express-80" and "Express-103" was launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome, the broadcast was carried on the website of Roskosmos.

"Contact lifting", - declared the speaker during the broadcast. He later reported on the successful separation of the satellites from the launch vehicle.

"Roscosmos" called the time of launch of "Proton"

Roskosmos confirmed that the rocket "proton-M" with telecommunication satellite "Express-80" and "Express-103" starts at 00.27 MSK on July 30.

Earlier, a similar launch time called RIA Novosti source in the space industry.

"Roskosmos" reported on observations during the installation of the Soyuz rocket at Baikonur

At Baikonur any comments for ground-based equipment in the "Soyuz-2.1 a", said Roscosmos.

It specified that we are talking about one of the aggregates of the launch complex, and expressed confidence that in the near future will solve the problem.

The number of cases COVID-19 at Baikonur and near it reached 56

More than 50 cases of infection with novel coronavirus infection was at the Baikonur cosmodrome and the surrounding area.

"As of June 18, 2020 in the regulated areas was 56 positive results of detection of RNA novel coronavirus infections SARS-CoV-2. Under medical supervision are 615 citizens. Taken with medical supervision 23 people", - is spoken in the message on the website of the regional administration of FMBA of Russia at the Baikonur cosmodrome.

At Baikonur the employees of the enterprises of Roskosmos revealed coronavirus

The first cases of coronavirus infection was diagnosed in specialists of enterprises of Roskosmos at the cosmodrome Baikonur, has informed the city administration.

In a statement on the administration's website notes that on 5 June from the village of Tyuratam in Central medical unit number 1 of Baikonur, a patient was brought with fever of moderate severity, which was later diagnosed COVID-19.

"Roscosmos" a minimum sends employees to Kazakhstan

Roskosmos currently sends to Kazakhstan the minimum required for work where the number of employees due to restrictions that were imposed because of the coronavirus, said Tuesday the representative of the Russian state Corporation in Kazakhstan Anatoly Krasnikov.

He noted that the coronavirus pandemic has had impact on virtually all aspects of life and "Baikonur (Baikonur - ed.) is no exception in this sense."

Rogozin told about the prospects of the Baikonur cosmodrome

Russia plans to upgrade at the Baikonur cosmodrome the two launch complex for launches of rockets "Soyuz-2" and "Soyuz-5", said the head of state Corporation "Rosatom" Dmitry Rogozin said in a video published on the website of the state Corporation on Tuesday.

Treatment Rogozin, dedicated to the 65th anniversary of the legendary Baikonur.