Located at 9 degrees East in GEO, Eutelsat 9B will contain 66 Ku-band transponders for European countries. Based on the Eurostar E3000 platform the satellite weights 5175kg and is powered by 2 solar arrays.
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.INFO WIKI