New Website Coming - 4th June 2018

It will be 7 years on March 13th since we launched SpaceVids back in 2011 and 5 years since the launch of the website - Since then the website has outgrown the Space sector and is in dire need of an upgrade. To mark the 5th anniversary we will be launching a brand new stunning website on April 2nd June 4th 2018, The new website will have all of the same videos along with historical data in a fully responsive view.

We have pushed launch back into June by a month to allow us to ensure the historical videos are all imported properly.

Launch of YahSat 1B on Proton-M from Baikonur

A Proton-M rocket launched from Baikonur today, April 23rd 2012, at 22:18 UTC. The Proton-M carried the YahSat 1B satellite into orbit. The satellite will provide broadband to users and connectivity to military around the world.

The Proton-M first stage burned for 2 minutes before seprating, with the second stage burning for 3.5 minutes and the final Proton third stage burn lasting 4 minutes.

The total flight will last 9 hours and 12 minutes with 5 burns of the Breeze-M upperstage, The Satellite will be released 12.5 minutes after the final burn of the Upperstage.

Source: Roscosmos

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