by Staff Writers
Moscow (Voice of Russia) Sep 19, 2013
The problems with the Proton-M booster of the kind that crashed shortly after lift-off from Baikonur on July 2 have been fixed, and the system can be cleared for use again.
Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin is to submit a report about this to Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
Mr Rogozin spoke about this at a session of his defence industry commission in Moscow on Friday.
He also mentioned arrangements to provide insurance coverage on payloads carried by Proton boosters.
The July 2 crash resulted in the loss of three satellites intended to augment the constellation of Russia's GLONASS global navigation and positioning system.
Source: Voice of Russia
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