Launch time: 21:19 GMT (4:19 p.m. EST)
Launch site: Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
A Russian government Proton rocket will launch a trio of spacecraft for the Glonass satellite navigation constellation. Delayed from September and October 2009 and February.
Live stream from TV Tsenki: http://www.tv-tsenki.com/livechoose.php
Proton Rocket Wikipedia Article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proton_(rocket)
Proton-M Wikipedia Article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proton-M
Khrunichev's Proton Page: http://www.khrunichev.ru/main.php?id=42&lang=en
Khrunichev's Proton Photo Gallery: http://www.khrunichev.ru/main.php?id=135&lang=en
Glonass Wikipedia Article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GLONASS
Official Glonass Site: http://www.glonass-ianc.rsa.ru/pls/html ... 3506720876
RIA Novosti's Small Article of the Coming Launch: http://en.rian.ru/russia/20100215/157886795.html
Quoted from: http://www.roscosmos.ru/main.php?id=2&nid=8804&lang=enBaikonur Space Port: intensive operations with Proton-M/DM-2/cluster of three Glonass-M satellites continue at Baikonur. Specialists of the rocket and space industry completed assembly and tests of the launch vehicle.
MLI cover is installed today on the space upper composite.
Proton-M undergoes final operations, to be followed by rocket accommodation on the transport car.
The roll-out is planned on Feb. 26.
The launch is to take place on March 2, at 0:19 Moscow time.