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Proton M/Breeze M successfully launches Yahsat-1B

24 Apr 2012, 10:20 UTC
Proton M/Breeze M successfully launches Yahsat-1B
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A Russian-built ILS operated Proton M/Breeze M rocket has successfully launched the Yahsat-1B satellite from the Baikonur launch site near Tyuratam in Kazakhstan. The launch took place at 2218GMT on 23 April. The Yahsat 1B commercial communications satellite uses an Astrium-built Eurostar E-3000 bus and a Ka-, Ku- and C-band communcations payload supplied by Thales Alenia Space. The satellite will be operated by the Al Yah Satellite Communications (Yahsat) firm of Abu Dhabi also carries a military communications payload.

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