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Express-AMU1 satellite launched

Monday 28 December 2015 | 12:54 CET | News
The Russian communications satellite Express-AMU1 was lifted by the Proton-M launch vehicle from Baikonur, Kazakhstan on 25 December. This was the eighth and final space launch this year using the heavy-lift Russian-made Proton.  The Express-AMU1 satellite was manufactured for Russian state-owned satellite operator RSCC. The contract to build the satellite was signed with EADS Astrium. The Proton rocket and the Breeze-M upper stage booster are produced by the Khrunichev Space Center.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: EADS Astrium / RSCC
Countries: Russian Federation
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