Roscosmos: Spektr-RG launch successful

The Proton-M launch vehicle together with the Spektr-RG astrophysics space observatory lifted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome at 12:30 UTC.  All systems work normally. Solar panels and thermal shield deployment confirmed. The spacecraft is being tracked.

More details: Roscosmos (in Russian)

Credits: TsENKI/Roscosmos