Launch of Intelsat 22 on 374th Proton


A Russian Proton rocket launched today, 25th March 2012, at 12:10 UTC carrying the Intelsat 22 satellite into orbit from Launch Pad 39 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Intelsat 22 will replace and expand Intelsats Ku-Band coverage. This specific satellite will provide Ku-band capcity to the Middle East, Eastern Africa and C-Band coverage to most of Europe, Africa and the Middle East and Eastern Asia. This was the 374th Proton launch since 1965.

Source: Roscosmos



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