Proton-M Briz-M
Intelsat 31/DLA-2

Proton-M Briz-M | Intelsat 31/DLA-2

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 Intelsat 31/DLA-2 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Thu, Jun 9th, 2016, 3:10 AM 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

Intelsat 31/DLA-2

Also known as DLA-2, Intelsat 31 is a 6300kg geostationary communications satellite built on the SSL 1300 platform. Co-located at 95 degrees west with Galaxy 3C and Intelsat 30 (DLA-1), the craft will provide services to Latin America. The satellite is equipped with 10 C and 72 Ku-band transponders, with the majority being used by DirectTV for their DTH service. Powered by 2 solar arrays the satellite is expected to remain operational for 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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