Russian Proton Lifts Military Spacecraft To Orbit

PARIS—Russia launched a military spacecraft atop a Proton M/Briz M heavly-lift launcher on Dec. 13 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The Proton launch vehicle lifted off from Pad 81 at 3:17 a.m. local time, marking the seventh Proton launch of 2015. Launch and flight of the Proton M were...

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