Intelsat-23 spacecraft was placed into final orbit on October 14th 22:07 Moscow time in accordance with the flight sequence after the separation from Briz-M upper stage, Federal Space Agency reports. AEX.ru
«Thespacecrafthasbeenplacedunderthecustomer’scontrol.Proton-M rocket with Briz-M upper stage and Intelsat communication spacecraft was launched from the Baikonur’s launch site 81 on October 14th 12:37 Moscow time by the specialists of Roscosmos’ enterprises», - said in the agency’s statement.
Intelsat-23 spacecraft is intended for provision of communication services in South and North America, Western Europe and Western Africa. Proton-M carrier rocket and Briz-M upper stage have been developed by Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center.