1078986180
February 1, 2016

On Saturday Proton-M booster and Briz-M upper stage successfully orbited Eutelsat 9B satellite.

The launch was initially scheduled for for January 28, but was shifted due to weather conditions and took place on January 30, 01.20, Moscow time.

The satellite was launched in the framework of long-term contract concluded between International Launch Services (ILS) and Eutelsat Communications (Paris, France). For the last 15 years 11 Eutelsat satellites have been launched with the help of Proton boosters.

European telecommunication satellite Eutelsat 9V was designed to provide broadcasting and telecommunication services for Italy, Germany, Greece, Northland and Baltic countries.

More from this category:
1047104808
December 11, 2018

The cosmonauts of Roscosmos, Sergei Prokopiev and Oleg Kononenko, on December 11, 2018 at 18:59 (Moscow time), opened the hatch of the ‘Pirs’ docking compartment…

full story
IMG_25122014_144127
December 25, 2014

On December 25, 2014 at 06.01, Moscow timeSoyuz-2.1b booster with telecommunication space device was successfully launched from #43 launchpad of Plesetsk State Test Spaceport. The…

full story
Mars
April 8, 2014

At the present time there is no country in the world able to send an expedition to Mars by itself but the entire humankind masters…

full story
SHL_0769
March 17, 2015

On March 14 ISS-42/44 mission main (Gennady Padalka, Roscosmos; Mikhail Korniyenko, Roscosmos;  Scott Kelly, NASA) and back-up (Alexey Ovchinin, Roscosmos; Sergey Volkov, Roscosmos; Jeffrey Williams,…

full story
VJ9gWR7-HVY
June 19, 2014

According to the ISS flight program Russian ISS-40/41 crew members will perform a spacewalk on June 19. Pirs docking module hatch will be opened at…

full story
4163163252
November 29, 2018

On November 29, in accordance with the pre-launch preparation plan, the main and backup crews of the upcoming long-term expedition to the ISS conducted a…

full story
Soyuz2-1_ples
December 18, 2013

New Russian light booster Soyuz-2.1V with Volga addon stage and Aist satellite made by students was installed onto the launching pad of Plesetsk spaceport, Russian…

full story
IMG_5044
September 4, 2013

Soyuz TMA-08M with 3 ISS crew members onboard return to the Earth is scheduled for September 11, – MSC representative reported. Pawel Vinogradov (Roscosmos), Alexander…

full story