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Proton-M/DM-3


Proton-M/DM-3

First Launch: 2010.12.06.
Last Launch: 2010.12.06.
Number: 1 .

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Proton-M/DM-3 Chronology


2010 December 6 - . 10:25 GMT - . Launch Site: Baikonur. LV Family: Proton. Launch Vehicle: Proton-M/DM-3. FAILURE: Block DM-3 upper stage was loaded with 1500 kg excess liquid oxygen in error. This caused a 100 m/s shortfall in the third stage burn into parking orbit. The upper stages and payload reentered over the Pacific.. Failed Stage: 4.
  • Glonass-M - . Nation: Russia. Class: Navigation. Type: Navigation satellite. Spacecraft: Glonass. COSPAR: 2010-F03A. Summary: The launch was to have allowed the Glonass communications network to receive full operational status after a multi-year replenishment effort. The failure led to several high-level sackings..
  • Glonass-M - . Nation: Russia. Class: Navigation. Type: Navigation satellite. Spacecraft: Glonass. COSPAR: 2010-F03B.
  • Glonass-M - . Nation: Russia. Class: Navigation. Type: Navigation satellite. Spacecraft: Glonass. COSPAR: 2010-F03C.

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