mercredi 19 octobre 2011

Successful launch of Proton-M with the spacecraft Viasat-1

ILS - VIASAT-1 launch mission poster.


Proton-M launch with the spacecraft Viasat-1

October 19 at 22 h. 48 min. Moscow with a launcher platform 39 200 Baikonur, by International Launch Services of Russia (ILS) conducted a successful launch of space rocket "Proton-M" with the upper stage "Breeze-M" spacecraft and "Viasat-1."

Proton-M launch with the spacecraft Viasat-1

This launch for "Proton" launch was the sixth in 2011 and the 369th start of his flight history.

After regular office from the third stage rocket upper stage "Breeze-M" spacecraft continues removing "Viasat-1" into the desired orbit.

Viasat-1 satellite

Separation of the spacecraft from the upper stage is scheduled for 8:00 min 01 GMT October 20, 2011

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