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March 16, 2014

Successful launch of Proton-M rocket with Russian AT1 and AT2 communication satellites

Dear readers and followers,


2 days ago, the space rocket, Proton-M was ready on its launch pad at Baikonur, Kazakhstan. The payload was two satellites of communication, built for the Russian Satellite Communications Company Express AT1 and Express AT2.

Credit: Russian Space Agency Roscosmos

If you missed the successfully, enjoy this video proposed from our Event: The rocket carried two communications satellites into orbit. 
AT1 satellite will be positioned at 56 degrees East with 32 Ku-Band transponders to cover Russia. In an other hand, the AT2 satellite will be positioned at 140 degrees.

Credit: SpaceVidNet

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