Author Topic: FAILURE: Proton-M launch with Telkom-3 and Ekspress-MD2 - August 6, 2012  (Read 73601 times)

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Ekspress-MD2 satellite is under thermo-vacuum testing in NITs RKP.

http://www.khrunichev.ru/main.php?id=1&nid=2318 (pictures)

http://www.khrunichev.ru/main.php?id=1&nid=2318 (more pictures)
« Last Edit: 08/07/2012 02:27 AM by Chris Bergin »
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According to Novosti kosmanavtiki forum, the launch is planned on May 31st.

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According to Novosti kosmanavtiki forum, the launch is planned on June 30th.

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The launch is planned on July 5th.

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Roskosmos video about the delivery of Telcom-3:


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Briz-M (99531) upper stage for this mission was today delivered to Baykonur: http://www.roscosmos.ru/main.php?id=2&nid=19159 (in Russian).

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According to http://www.interfax.ru/news.asp?id=251943, a new launch date is July 15.

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The launch is planned on July 25th.

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The launch is planned on July 26th.

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According to Novosti Kosmonavtiki forum, the launch is planned on August due to problem with Ekspress-MD2
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According to Novosti Kosmonavtiki forum, the launch is planned on August 6th.
"Earth is the cradle of humanity, but one cannot live in a cradle forever." - Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky.

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Launch time is 19:31 UTC.

Delay was related to problems with Briz-M upper stage.
« Last Edit: 07/26/2012 11:26 AM by anik »

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NOTAM for Proton 3rd stage drop zone
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A3188/12 -  QWMLW THE RUSSIAN FEDERAL SPACE AGENCY HAS PLANNED A MISSILE  LAUNCH.  DEBRIS FROM THIS LAUNCH WILL FALL WITHIN AN AREA BOUNDED BY  2515N/16000E  2600N/16045E  2330N/16335E  2245N/16248E BACK TO THE  POINT OF ORIGIN.  IN THE INTEREST OF SAFETY ALL NON-PARTICIPATING AIR TRAFFIC ARE ADVISED TO AVOID THE NOTAMED AREA.  IFR AIRCRAFT UNDER  ATC JURISDICTION SHOULD ANTICIPATE CLEARANCE AROUND THE NOTAMED AREA. SFC - UNL, 1930-2100Z DLY, 06 AUG 19:30 2012 UNTIL 09 AUG 21:00 2012. CREATED: 30 JUL 17:57 2012

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Khrunichev information about this mission:
"Earth is the cradle of humanity, but one cannot live in a cradle forever." - Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky.

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"Earth is the cradle of humanity, but one cannot live in a cradle forever." - Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky.

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State Commission has given green light for the transport of the Proton-M/Briz-M launch vehicle with Telkom-3 and Ekspress-MD2 to the launch complex
http://www.federalspace.ru/main.php?id=2&nid=19385 (in Russian).
"Earth is the cradle of humanity, but one cannot live in a cradle forever." - Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky.

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Proton-M/Briz-M with Telkom-3 and Ekspress-MD2 was transported to the launch complex
http://www.khrunichev.ru/main.php?id=1&nid=2570 (in Russian).
"Earth is the cradle of humanity, but one cannot live in a cradle forever." - Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky.

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From my email:

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Dear Sirs!

The Proton-M - Breeze-M launch vehicle with the В«Telkom-3В» and В«Express-MD2В» satellites on board is scheduled to be launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome on 06.08.2012 at 19 h 31 m 00 s UTC (06.08.2012 23 h 31 m 00 s Moscow Local Time).
Real time broadcast of the launch will be available from 30 minutes before start on the Khrunichev Space Center web site:
http://coopi.khrunichev.ru/main.php?id=201
without password.
The videoreporting from Baikonur will not be conducted for technical reasons.

Owners of PDA can watch the launch in test mode on
http://www.space-center.ru - new vertion.

Best regards,
launch@Khrunichev.com
"Earth is the cradle of humanity, but one cannot live in a cradle forever." - Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky.

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NOTAM for Proton 1st stage drop zone
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K0447/12 -  ATS ROUTE SEGMENTS CLSD: 1.A113 TIROK-GISIR FROM 25 TO 65 KM. 2.B822 LUGER-DINBO FROM 35 TO 75 KM. SFC/UNL. SFC - UNL, DAILY 1920/2010, 06 AUG 19:20 2012 UNTIL 09 AUG 20:10 2012. CREATED: 03 AUG 09:00 2012

NOTAM for Proton 2nd stage and fairing
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P2324/12 -  ATS RTE SEGMENTS CLSD: A814 ARNUL - LANBI B206 ARNUL - AKTAS G489 TELRU - AKTAS. SFC - UNL, DAILY 1920-2010, 06 AUG 19:20 2012 UNTIL 09 AUG 20:10 2012. CREATED: 02 AUG 06:56 2012

(for the locations of the waypoints refer here)

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Proton-M/Briz-M with Telkom-3 and Ekspress-MD2 was transported to the launch complex
Photo:

http://www.khrunichev.ru/main.php?id=1&nid=2571
« Last Edit: 08/06/2012 08:20 AM by Artyom. »
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