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Hot Bird 8

Proton-M Briz-M

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Hot Bird 8

Type: Communications

Hotbird 8’s mission is to replace existing Hotbird capacity and to join Hot Bird 7A in bringing in-orbit sparing to a level where 13° East can maintain its reputation as one of the most secure multi-satellite video neighbourhoods. The satellite has been designed to cover all 102 Ku-band transponders/frequencies at 13° East which means that it can substitute any transponder on the other Hotbird satellites.

Location

200/39 (200L)

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

1536 rockets have launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan.

200/39 (200L), Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Rocket

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 . Proton-M Briz-M has 60 successful launches and 6 failed launches with a total of 66 launches.

Agency

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

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.

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