The Amazonas-5, manufactured for the Spanish telecommunications operator Hispasat, will be used to deliver video content and provide internet connection on the territory of South and Central America.
Up, Up and Away! Russia's Proton-M Carrier Rocket Launch
13:00 GMT 13.09.2017 (Updated: 06:02 GMT 14.09.2017)
A heavy Proton-M carrier rocket with the Spanish Amazonas-5 telecommunications satellite blasted off from Baikonur Cosmodrome and successfully delivered the satellite on September 12 into target orbit at an altitude of 36,000 km with the help of the Breeze-M booster.