November 3rd 2012 - 12:00 UTC

Roscosmos have confirmed a successful separation of both satellites!

November 2nd 2012 - 21:30 UTC

Confirmation that the Breeze-M separated from the Proton-M has been received, the first burn of the Breeze-M should have also completed.

November 2nd 2012 - 21:12 UTC

At this point the third stage of the Proton-M should be firing, There is no official confirmation yet however.

November 2nd 2012 - 21:04 UTC

T-0: LAUNCH! A Proton-M rocket has lifted off from Baikonur carrying Luch-5B and Yamal-300K.

November 2nd 2012 - 20:35 UTC

The launch gantry has been rolled away from the rocket as the launch countdown progressed smoothly.

November 2nd 2012 - 14:10 UTC

The Proton-M rocket was rolled out to the launch pad a couple days ago with everything going well for launch tonight, November 2nd 2012 at 21:04 UTC. The rocket will carry two payloads into orbit, Luch-5B and Yamal-300K. Luch-5B is a S-band ands 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.