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Launch Date: 
February 11, 2009

Vehicle: Proton M/ Breeze M

The Satellites

  • Satellite Operator: Roscosmos
  • End User: Russia
  • Satellite Manufacturer: Reshetnev (Express AM-44) KhSC (Express MD-1)
  • Purpose: Various Digital Services including VSAT
  • Satellite Design Life: ~10 years

Highlights

  • 1st Proton Launch in 2009
  • 342nd Proton Launch Overall
  • Inaugural use of the Proton Phase III configuration

Latest News

Proton Successfully Delivers Two New Russian Express-series Satellites into Orbit

Final Details of the Launch and Separation

  • Liftoff occurred in Baikonur on 11 February, at 03:03 Moscow Time (MT).

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