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


Also known as DLA-2, Intelsat 31 is a 6300kg geostationary communications satellite built on the SSL 1300 platform. Co-located at 95 degrees west with Galaxy 3C and Intelsat 30 (DLA-1), the craft will provide services to Latin America. The satellite is equipped with 10 C and 72 Ku-band transponders, with the majority being used by DirectTV for their DTH service. Powered by 2 solar arrays the satellite is expected to remain operational for 15 years.

Launch Window


NET: June 9th 2016 - 07:10 UTC

Open: June 9th 2016 - 07:10 UTC

Close: June 9th 2016 - 07:10 UTC

Watch the Launch



Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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


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Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MVW-OJcv8w

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