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VIDEO | Proton Rocket Fails 17 Seconds into Glonass Launch

A Russian Proton rocket carrying three Russian Glonass positioning, navigation and timing satellites failed 17 seconds after liftoff on July 2, with the rocket crashing some 2.5 kilometers from the Baikonur Cosmodrome launch pad in Kazakhstan. Credit: Tsenki TV video via Spaceflight 101