Start of the carrier rocket "proton-M" postponed due to additional checks. This was announced on the official website, "Roskosmos".

We are talking about additional inspections of components and assemblies. According to specified data, "proton-M" will depart at 00:25 Moscow time on July 31. The reason for the additional check is not disclosed.

It is reported that the rocket was supposed to send into orbit of the Russian telecommunications apparatus "Express 80" and "Express-103". The launch will be broadcast on the official website, "Roskosmos".

Earlier, the head "Roskosmos" Dmitry Rogozin told about the high probability of cooperation with China in the development of the moon. In addition, he spoke about plans to fly astronauts to the International space station for ultra-fast scheme.