Proton-M Briz-M
Ekspress AMU1 / (EUTELSAT 36C)

Proton-M Briz-M | Ekspress AMU1 / (EUTELSAT 36C)

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 Ekspress AMU1 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Thu, Dec 24th, 2015, 4:31 PM 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

Ekspress AMU1

Express-AMU1 is high-capacity communications satellite which will provide coverage of the European part of the Russian Federation in Ku and Ka bands. Stationed at 36 degrees east in Geostationary Orbit the 5700kg craft will be equipped with up to 70 transponders. The satellite is powered by 2 solar arrays and has an expected lifetime of 15 years.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

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

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Rocket

Proton-M/Briz-M

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