Press Release

Proton Launches Communications Satellite

By SpaceRef Editor
March 30, 2005
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Proton Launches Communications Satellite
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A Proton launch vehicle successfully deployed the Express AM-2 communications satellite today. This was the second Proton launch of 2005. A Proton Breeze M successfully lifted the AMC-12 satellite into orbit on February 3 under International Launch Services.

Built by Khrunichev State Research and Production Center in Moscow, Proton is one of the premier launch systems in the world.

SpaceRef staff editor.