Vehicle: Proton K/ Block DM

The Satellite

  • Satellite Operator: PanAmSat (Intelsat)
  • Satellite Manufacturer: Hughes Space and Communications (Boeing)
  • Purpose: Video, DTH, and Telecommunication Services
  • Platform: HS-601 HP
  • Separated Mass: 3600 kg


  • 249th Proton Launch Overall
  • 3rd ILS Proton Launch
  • 1st Launch for PanAmSat
  • 2nd Hughes 601 Launch on ILS Proton

Latest News

Proton Rocket Successfully Launches PanAmSat-5 Satellite

Launch Resources

  • Media Advisory

Final Details of the Launch and Separation

  • Liftoff occurred at 28 August 6:33 a.m (8:33 p.m. EDT, Aug. 27)
  • Nominal separation occurred 28 Aug at 1:14 p.m. Baikonur time, 3:14 a.m. EDT 28 Aug
  • Separation of the PAS-5 satellite occurred approximately 6 hours, 41 minutes after liftoff.

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