Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Proton-M Briz-M

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Director: Andrey Vladimirovich Kalinovskiy Founded: 1916 Successes: 75 Failures: 10 Pending: 16

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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Launch Vehicle


Proton-M Briz-M

Configuration: Briz-M
Family: Proton

Vehicle Specifications


Proton-M Briz-M
GTO: 4500
LEO: 21000
Length: 53.0 m
Diameter: 7.4 m
Launch Mass: 712k kg
Thurst: 10000 kN
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Communications


Amazonas 5 is a spanish geostationary communications satellite for Hispasat. It is a replacement for the Amazonas 4A satellite and provides coverage for Brazil and Latin America. Satellite carries 24 Ku-band transponders and 35 Ka-band spot beams, and has an operational lifetime of 15 years.

Launch Window


NET: September 11th 2017 - 19:23 UTC

Open: September 11th 2017 - 19:23 UTC

Close: September 11th 2017 - 19:23 UTC

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Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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