Mission: Proton-M – Luch-5B…

Luch-5B & Yamal-300K
Proton-M
Pad 81/24, Baikonur Cosmodrome
November 2nd 2012
21:04 UTC
Successful Launch




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A Russian Proton-M rocket successfully launched the Luch-5B and Yamal-300K communication satellites into orbit on November 2nd 2012 at 21:04 UTC.

Luch-5B is a S-band and Ku-band relay satellite that will receive signals from low flying satellites, such as the International Space Station, and relay the signals to ground stations on Earth. Yamal-300K is a C-band and Ku-band satellite that will transmit Television and Internet to Russia.

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