Launch of Russian Proton-M with Ekspress AM-5 Satellite

A Russian Proton-M rocket successfully launched from Baikonur today, December 26th 2013 at 10:49 UTC. The rocket carried the Russian Ekspress AM-5 satellite which has 30 C-band, 40 Ku-band, 12 Ka-band and 2 L-band transponders broadcasting at it’s planned location of 140 degrees East.

Source: Roscosmos

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