September 12, 2019

At Baikonur Cosmodrome planned preparations for the launch of the “Proton-M” launch vehicle in the interests of Eutelsat S.A., a global satellite communications operator, are in process.

On September 10, 2019, the specialists of the Khrunichev Space Center completed the refueling of the “Breeze-M” upper stage, with the help of which the Eutelsat-5WB and MEV-1 satellites will be launched into orbit.

After refueling the high pressure tanks, the upper stage was returned from the refueling station to the Assembly and Testing building for final checks before assembling the rocket head part.

The launch of the “Proton-M” launch vehicle with the “Breeze-M” upper satge and the Eutelsat-5WB and MEV-1 satellites is scheduled for autumn 2019.

This will be a 97 commercial launch under contracts, signed by International Launch Services Inc.

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