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A Proton-M rocket, carrying a SES-4 tel

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A Proton-M rocket, carrying a SES-4 telecommunications satellite, rises on a launch pad of the Russian leased Kazakhstan's Baikonur cosmodrome early on February 15, 2012, shortly before its launch.The Russian carrier rocket successfully placed toady on the target orbit the SES-4 for SES (a global satellite owner and operator based in Luxembourg), reported the International Launch Services (ILS), a U.S.-Russian joint venture with exclusive rights to the worldwide sale of commercial Proton rocket launch services from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Proton-M rocket, carrying a SES-4 telecommunications satellite, rises on a launch pad of the Russian leased Kazakhstan's Baikonur cosmodrome early on February 15, 2012, shortly before its launch.The Russian carrier rocket successfully placed toady on the target orbit the SES-4 for SES (a global satellite owner and operator based in Luxembourg), reported the International Launch Services (ILS), a U.S.-Russian joint venture with exclusive rights to the worldwide sale of commercial Proton rocket launch services from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
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