05:43 GMT09 July 2020
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    The Russian Proton-M rocket carrying a US Intelsat DLA-2 satellite was successfully launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Thursday, a Roscosmos spokesman said.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The launch was initially set to take place on Wednesday but was postponed for technical reasons. 

    ​"The Proton launch took place at the estimated time, 10:10 MSK [07:10 GMT]," the spokesman told RIA Novosti.

    ​The satellite and a Briz-M upper stage have now separated from the Proton carrier.

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    launch, carrier rocket, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Proton-M, United States, Russia
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