Proton Rocket Failure Roscosmos Photo Credit Tsenki TV posted on AmericaSpace

Proton Rocket Failure Roscosmos Photo Credit Tsenki TV posted on AmericaSpace

A Russian Proton-M carrying three GLONASS navigation system satellites was destroyed in spectacular fashion shortly after lift off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 08.32 am local time on July 2. Moments after launch the vehicle veered off course, triggering the guidance system into a maneuver that appeared to over-correct the rocket, sending it into a shallow, arcing trajectory.

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