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"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.

"At the spaceport Baikonur completed preparations for the export to the launch complex of the carrier rocket "proton-M" with the upper stage "breeze-M" and Russian telecommunications spacecraft "Express-103" and "Express-80". It start from the platform №200 is scheduled for July 30, 2020 at 00:27:42 MSK", - stated in the message of the Corporation.

Today, the state Commission allowed the missile to be exported to the launch pad. The operation will begin on July 26.

Earlier it was reported that the upcoming launch will be the only launch of "Proton" in 2020. And sending into orbit "Express" originally planned for an earlier date, but the missile was returned to Moscow for the replacement of defective components that are discovered at the launch site. The General Director of "Rosatom" Dmitry Rogozin told me that marriage was admitted in 2015-2016 in the manufacture of individual components at the Ust-Katavsky car-building plant in Chelyabinsk region, and the launch of "Express bets" pending for July.