Russia’s Proton Returns To Flight

PARIS — Russia’s Proton M/Briz M heavy-lift launch vehicle successfully returned to flight Sept. 28, sending a Russian government satellite to geosynchronous orbit from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The Proton has been grounded since May, when an anomaly on the rocket’s third stage led to...

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