Photos: Proton Rocket Rolls Out for 3rd Launch of 2017

A Russian Proton rocket rolls out to the launch pad at Site 200/39, Baikonur Cosmodrome on September 8, 2017 in preparation for liftoff with the Amazonas 5 communications satellite for Spanish operator Hispasat. Gearing up for its third mission of the year, Proton will be tasked with a ten-minute ascent mission to deliver the Briz-M upper stage for a five-burn, nine-hour mission into Geostationary Transfer Orbit.

All Photos: Roscosmos