Balky Briz M Gyro Unit Delays Astra-2G Launch On Proton

A Nov. 28 launch of the Astra-2G satellite atop a Russian Proton rocket has been postponed due to a problem with a gyro unit in the rocket’s Briz M upper stage, according to International Launch Services (ILS), the Reston, Va.-based company that markets commercial Proton missions. The company says...

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