Proton-M Briz-M
Amazonas 5

Proton-M Briz-M | Amazonas 5

International Launch Services launch of a Proton-M/Briz-M Rocket

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International Launch Services was scheduled to launch a Proton-M/Briz-M rocket as part of the Amazonas 5 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Mon, Sep 11th, 2017, 3:23 PM EDT from 200/39 (200L), 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

Amazonas 5

Amazonas 5 is a spanish geostationary communications satellite for Hispasat. It is a replacement for the Amazonas 4A satellite and provides coverage for Brazil and Latin America. Satellite carries 24 Ku-band transponders and 35 Ka-band spot beams, and has an operational lifetime of 15 years.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

200/39 (200L), 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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