Proton-M launches to be resumed in late September - source

The next launch of a Proton-M heavy launch vehicle is planned for the end of September, following the crash of such a vehicle in May, a source at the Baikonur space center told Interfax on Wednesday.

The next launch of a Proton-M heavy launch vehicle is planned for the end of September, following the crash of such a vehicle in May, a source at the Baikonur space center told Interfax on Wednesday.

"A Proton-M launch vehicle coupled with a Briz-M upper stage should place a Luch spacecraft into orbit. The launch has been scheduled preliminarily for September 28," the source said.

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