Roscosmos Shares Photos of Secretive Proton Launch Campaign with 1st Blagovest Satellite

The Roscosmos State Corporation on Thursday shared photos of the Proton-M launch with the first Blagovest dual-use communications satellites that will fulfill military and civilian functions

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Proton Rocket set for Wednesday Liftoff with Secretive Communications Powerhouse

Russia’s Proton-M rocket is set for liftoff from the Baikonur Cosmodrome Wednesday night on a semi-secret mission with the first of four planned Blagovest satellites building a communications infrastructure “for Russian domestic use.”

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Proton Rocket soars into the Night Sky for classified Military Satellite Launch

A Proton-M rocket blasted off from Site 81/24 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome on Sunday at 0:19 UTC embarking on a classified mission to deliver the Garpun No. 2 military communications satellite to Geostationary Orbit in a mission lasting approximately nine hours.

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Proton Rocket rolls to Launch Pad to lift Military Communications Satellite

A Russian Proton-M rocket has been rolled to the launch pad on Sunday in preparation for the launch of the second Garpun military communications satellite. Liftoff from Site 81/24 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome is planned for 0:17 UTC on December 10.

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