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


SES-7, previously named as Indostar 2 or ProtoStar2, is a geostationary communications satellite, providing coverage over Asia.

Launch Window


NET: May 16th 2009 - 00:57 UTC

Open: May 16th 2009 - 00:57 UTC

Close: May 16th 2009 - 00:57 UTC

Watch the Launch



Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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


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Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rKxkmfj58M

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