Proton-M Briz-M | Eutelsat 9B

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

Launch Status

International Launch Services was scheduled to launch a Proton-M/Briz-M rocket as part of the Eutelsat 9B mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Fri, Jan 29th, 2016, 5:20 PM EST from 1/5, 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.


Eutelsat 9B

Located at 9 degrees East in GEO, Eutelsat 9B will contain 66 Ku-band transponders for European countries. Based on the Eurostar E3000 platform the satellite weights 5175kg and is powered by 2 solar arrays.


1/5, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan


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.