Yesterday at 22:23 was successfully launched from the cosmodrome Baikonur the carrier rocket proton-M, on Board of which was the spacecraft Amazonas 5 is designed for television broadcasts, communication.
Start launch site and orbit, the PH went flawlessly. After 9 hours 12 minutes after launch the spacecraft separated from the upper stage Briz-M and entered the calculated orbit.
The mass extracted at the Earth's orbit of the satellite is about 6 tons. Amazon S5 the satellite will provide television and telephone services in the regions of South and Central America.