International Launch Services (ILS) says it will resume commercial launches of Russia’s Proton rocket Sept. 15 following the conclusion of an investigation into a July 2 mishap that sent the heavy-lift vehicle crashing to the ground seconds after liftoff from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. In an Aug. 14 statement, the company said members of an ILS failure review oversight board (FROB) agreed with the findings of a Russian government commission on the root cause of the failure, ...


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