Proton-M Briz-M | Olymp-K (Luch)

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

Launch Status
Success

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center was scheduled to launch a Proton-M/Briz-M rocket as part of the Olymp-K mission. The launch window for the Government/Top Secret mission was on Sat, Sep 27th, 2014, 4:23 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

Olymp-K

Secretive payload, reportedly known as Olymp-K or Luch, is a geostationary satellite built and launched for the Russian Ministry of defence and the Russian Intelligence agency FSB.

Location

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.