Proton Failure Loses Mexican Comsat, Delays Inmarsat GX Launch

Credit: Proton: ILS
PARIS—The June launch of Inmarsat’s third Global Xpress Ka-band communications satellite has been delayed, following a mishap involving Russia’s Proton M/Briz M launch vehicle, which failed to lift Mexico’s Centenario satellite into orbit from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on May 16. “This is...

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