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Kazakhstan: Proton-M rocket successfully launches Spanish telecoms satellite into orbit from Baikonur00:53

Kazakhstan: Proton-M rocket successfully launches Spanish telecoms satellite into orbit from Baikonur

Kazakhstan, Baikonur
September 11, 2017 at 21:09 GMT +00:00 · Published

A Proton-M rocket with a Breeze-M booster successfully launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Monday, carrying on board Amazonas-5 satellite by the Spanish telecommunications operator Hispasat.

The 13,000-pound (5,900 kilogramme) Amazonas 5 satellite is set to introduce around 500 new TV channels, including 4K Ultra HD broadcasts, to Central and South America, according to a Hispasat press release.

The satellite was built by Space Systems/Loral in Palo Alto, California.

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A Proton-M rocket with a Breeze-M booster successfully launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Monday, carrying on board Amazonas-5 satellite by the Spanish telecommunications operator Hispasat.

The 13,000-pound (5,900 kilogramme) Amazonas 5 satellite is set to introduce around 500 new TV channels, including 4K Ultra HD broadcasts, to Central and South America, according to a Hispasat press release.

The satellite was built by Space Systems/Loral in Palo Alto, California.

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