Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center
The Amazonas 1 Latin American satellite, launched in the summer of 2004, is the fifth and most powerful satellite launched by the Spanish telecommunications satellite organization Hispasat so far. It provides a full range of both fixed and broadcast communications services, including TV broadcasting, business services, VSAT and data broadcasting, to the whole of the American continent, together with a transatlantic link for Europe and North Africa, over a 15-year mission lifetime.
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Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
1541 rockets have launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan.
Proton-M Briz-M – Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center
- Family: Proton / UR-500
- Length: 53 m
- Diameter: 7.4 m
- Launch Mass: 712 T
- Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 21000 kg
The Proton-M Briz-M was manufactured by Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center with the first launch on 2001-04-07. Proton-M Briz-M has 61 successful launches and 6 failed launches with a total of 67 launches.
Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center – KhSC
- Type: Government
- Abbreviation: KhSC
- Administration: Director: Andrey Vladimirovich Kalinovskiy
- Founded: 1916
- Launchers: Proton | Rokot
- Country: RUS
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.