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


Echostar 21, formerly known as TerreStar 2, is a geostationary communications satellite built by Space System/Loral company. Equipped with S-band transponders, satellite is tasked with providing mobile broadband services over Europe. The spacecraft, based on SSL’s 1300 bus, will be located at the 10.25° East orbital slot.

Launch Window


NET: June 8th 2017 - 03:45 UTC

Open: June 8th 2017 - 03:45 UTC

Close: June 8th 2017 - 03:45 UTC

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Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

81/24 (81P), Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan