The Eutelsat 5 West B satellite was successfully launched into super-synchronous transfer orbit by International Launch Services using a Proton Breeze M rocket that lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome at 03.17 pm (12.17 pm CET on October 9).
The Amazonas 5 satellite has arrived at the International Launch Services (ILS) launch site in Baikonur, Kazakhstan aboard an Antonov aircraft.
International Launch Services (ILS) has successfully placed Eutelsat 9B into geosynchronous transfer orbit.
ILS has advised Eutelsat Communications that the launch of the Proton launch vehicle with the Eutelsat 9B satellite has been delayed due to weather-related logistical issues.
The Eutelsat 9B satellite is on track for launch by an ILS Proton rocket on January 28 from the Cosmodrome in Baikunur, Kazakstan.
The Astra 2G satellite roared into space on board an ILS Proton Breeze M booster last night at 03:37:49 Baikonur time (22:37:49 CET on December 27).
SES has now confirmed the December 28 launch date of its Astra 2G satellite on a Proton rocket.
Russia’s Yamal-401 is scheduled for lift-off on December 16 and Europe’s Astra 2G on December 28.
The launch of the Astra 2G satellite has been postponed after pre-flight testing uncovered a fault was found with the Breeze M upper stage gyro unit.
The newly imposed US sanctions against Russia will not affect the work of the International Launch Services (ILS) and Sealaunch.