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Fraser
2013-Jul-02, 04:20 AM
At 2:38 UTC Tuesday morning (local time) a Russian Progress-M heavy lift rocket carrying three*GLONASS navigation/positioning satellites exploded shortly after lifting off from the pad at Baikonur Cosmodrome. The event was captured on a live Russian news feed, seen above. No word yet on whether there were any injuries or not according to NASASpaceflight.com, no [...]

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galacsi
2013-Jul-02, 10:20 AM
It does not look like a progress M to me but a Proton rocket.