Proton-M – Launch of DirecTV Satellite

Roscosmos successfully launched a DirecTV 12 satellite.

Proton DirecTV
Credit: Roscosmos Image

YouTube video of the launch.
Liftoff was at 5:22 PM Phoenix time, 28 December 2009.

The Breeze M upper stage completed its 5th burn at 2:13 AM Phoenix time, 29 December 2009, and the spacecraft separated 12 minutes later.

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