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Telstar 5

Launch Date: 
May 24, 1997 - 11:00pm
BKR

Vehicle: Proton K/ Block DM

The Satellite

  • Satellite Operator: Loral Skynet (Telesat)
  • Satellite Manufacturer: Space Systems/Loral
  • Purpose: Video and Data Transmission
  • Platform: FS-1300
  • Separated Mass: 3600 kg

Highlights

  • 2nd ILS Proton Launch
  • 245th Proton Launch Overall
  • 1st Space Systems/Loral 1300 Launch on ILS Proton

Latest News

Proton Rocket Successfully Launches Telstar 5

Launch Resources

Final Details of the Launch and Separation

  • Liftoff occurred at 24 May 11:00 p.m. local time (1:00 p.m EDT)
  • Nominal separation occurred 25 May at 5:41 a.m. Baikonur time, 7:41 p.m. EDT 24 May
  • Separation of the Telstar 5 satellite occurred approximately 6 hours, 41 minutes after liftoff.
     
ILS Proton Rocket -  Telstar 5 -  Launch Poster

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