Launch of SatMex-8 on Proton-M Return to Flight (In Full HD)

A Russian Proton-M rocket launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome today, March 26th 2013 at 19:07 UTC. The rocket carried the SatMex-8 payload into orbit. This was the return to flight mission for the Proton-M which failed during it’s last launch in December 2012. SatMex-8 will provide C-band and Ku-band communications for North, Central and South Americas, replacing SatMex-5.

Source: ILS

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