Baikonur Cosmodrome

Hispasat’s Amazonas 5 satellite successfully launched

Hispasat’s Amazonas 5 satellite has entered orbit after successfully launching on an International Launch Services (ILS) Proton rocket. The satellite was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, at 1.23am today local time, and separated into orbit roughly nine hours and 12 minutes after lift-off. Amazonas 5 will be located at 61° West and provide TV […]

Hispasat prepares for September Amazonas 5 launch

Hispasat’s Amazonas 5 satellite has arrived at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan ahead of it’s planned launch next month. The satellite arrived aboard an Antonov cargo jet and is due to launch on an ILS Proton Breeze M launch vehicle in September. Amazonas 5 will be located at 61°West and will provide video, internet and other […]

AsiaSat 9 scheduled for liftoff in September

AsiaSat’s latest satellite, AsiaSat 9, is now scheduled for a launch on September 28 at 09:50 Moscow time from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. The satellite will replace AsiaSat 4 at 122° East, and includes the world’s first dedicated Ku-band beam for Myanmar and new Ku-band beams targeting Indonesia nd Mongolia. The craft will also provide two enhanced […]