Proton-M Briz-M
Blagovest №11L (Kosmos 2520)

Proton-M Briz-M | Blagovest №11L (Kosmos 2520)

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center launch of a Proton-M/Briz-M Rocket

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Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center was scheduled to launch a Proton-M/Briz-M rocket as part of the Blagovest №11L (Kosmos 2520) mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Wed, Aug 16th, 2017, 6:06 PM EDT from 81/24 (81P), Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Proton-M/Briz-M and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

Blagovest №11L (Kosmos 2520)

This is a military communications satellite developed for the Russian Defence Ministry. Blagovest №11L is fitted with Ku-band and Q-band transponders and is expected to operate in geostationary orbit for 15 years.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

81/24 (81P), Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Rocket

Proton-M Briz-M

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center is a Moscow-based producer of spacecraft and space-launch systems, including the Proton and Rokot rockets and is currently developing the Angara rocket family. The Proton launch vehicle launches from Baikonur and Rokot launches from Baikonur and Plesetsk. Angara will launch from Plesetsk and Vostochny.

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