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Yamal-401 was delivered to Baikonur today: http://www.khrunichev.ru/main.php?id=1&nid=3155

I did not notice until now that ILS was contracted to launch it despite Yamal-401 being Russian-built!  :o
« Last Edit: 12/14/2014 12:46 PM by Chris Bergin »
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Re: Proton-M/Briz-M launch with Yamal-401 - December 12, 2014
« Reply #1 on: 10/27/2014 11:29 AM »
Yamal-402 was also contracted to ILS.

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Re: Proton-M/Briz-M launch with Yamal-401 - December 12, 2014
« Reply #2 on: 10/28/2014 09:06 AM »
Pics of the arrival of Yamal-401 posted by Roscosmos here:
http://www.roscosmos.ru/21051/

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Re: Proton-M/Briz-M launch with Yamal-401 - December 12, 2014
« Reply #3 on: 11/10/2014 03:18 PM »
The upper stage "Breeze-M" for launch of "Yamal-401" delivered to Baikonur.

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Re: Proton-M/Briz-M launch with Yamal-401 - December 12, 2014
« Reply #4 on: 11/14/2014 02:08 PM »
Yamal-401 fuelling... http://www.roscosmos.ru/21112/ (in Russian)

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With Astra 2G grounded for several weeks due to problems with the Briz-M, will Yamal-401 take over as the prestige passenger of the 400th Proton? Sources are currently disagreeing with that: http://oborona.gov.ru/news/view/1456 says yes (i.e. Yamal-401 staying on Dec. 12 and Astra 2G NET late Dec.); http://www.vesti.ru/doc.html?id=2152811 and this:

Peter B. de Selding @pbdes
On Proton manifest, Gazprom's Yamal 401 was to be next, mid-Dec, then Inmarsat 5F2/Global Xpress in late Jan, a sched likely to be scrapped.

says no (both slipping due to possible commodity problems)

We shall see what happens....  ;)
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Re: Proton-M/Briz-M launch with Yamal-401 - December 16, 2014
« Reply #6 on: 11/26/2014 12:15 PM »
Yamal-401 launch is now schedule for December 16.

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Re: Proton-M/Briz-M launch with Yamal-401 - December 16, 2014
« Reply #7 on: 12/02/2014 05:02 PM »
Launch preparations for Yamal-401: http://www.roscosmos.ru/21167/ (in Russian)

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Re: Proton-M/Briz-M launch with Yamal-401 - December 16, 2014
« Reply #8 on: 12/05/2014 11:27 AM »
http://www.roscosmos.ru/21174/

At Baikonur the next stage of preparation for the upcoming launch of the carrier rocket "Proton-M" with the upper stage "Breeze-M" and the Russian telecommunications spacecraft (SC) "Yamal-401".

 Preparation spacecraft "Yamal-401" to launch carried out by specialists of "Information Satellite Systems" Academician M.F.Reshetnёva. " At an early stage in the assembly building site 92A-50 were conducted final stages of preparation of the carrier rocket "Proton-M" for docking with the space head part (SHM). Today we have completed the preparation of the AU to the general assembly with the carrier rocket "Proton-M". Also, experts finalized verification work carried out and the spacecraft fairing knurling. However, the staff of the FSUE "TsENKI - Space Center" South "is prepared launch pad 81 to receive ILV" Proton-M ", which will orbit" Yamal-401 ".

 Previous launch rocket "Proton-M" was held October 22, 2014. As a result, was successfully launched into orbit Russian telecommunications spacecraft "Express-AM6."

 Launch of "Proton-M" with the spacecraft "Yamal-401" is scheduled for December 16.

 The new satellite orbital group of the Russian satellite operator "Gazprom Space Systems" is designed to provide relaying communications and broadcasting in Europe and Asia in a continuous mode. The satellite transponder 53 and six antennas operating in C- and Ku-band frequencies.

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Re: Proton-M/Briz-M launch with Yamal-401 - December 16, 2014
« Reply #10 on: 12/05/2014 06:11 PM »
Yamal-401 launch poster

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Russian media now reporting that this launch is moving up 1 day to December 15: http://www.interfax.ru/russia/411682

Thanks to that SpaceX again got an exclusive launch day.  ;)
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Rocket's final assembly completed.

http://www.khrunichev.ru/main.php?id=1&nid=3184 (in Russian)
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Re: Proton-M/Briz-M launch with Yamal-401 - December 15, 2014
« Reply #13 on: 12/09/2014 03:35 PM »
NOTAM for 2nd stage and fairing debris

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P8567/14 -  ATS RTE SEGMENTS CLSD: A814 ARNUL - ADOBA, B206 ARNUL - AKTAS, G489 TELRU - AKTAS. SFC - UNL, 15 17 0005-0100, 15 DEC 00:05 2014 UNTIL 17 DEC 01:00 2014. CREATED: 09 DEC 07:30 2014

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P8607/14 -  RESTRICTED AREA UNR1238 ACT. SFC - UNL, 15 17 0005-0100, 15 DEC 00:05 2014 UNTIL 17 DEC 01:00 2014. CREATED: 11 DEC 10:58 2014
« Last Edit: 12/13/2014 07:28 PM by input~2 »

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Re: Proton-M/Briz-M launch with Yamal-401 - December 15, 2014
« Reply #14 on: 12/10/2014 08:35 AM »
The launcher was taken to the fuelling stantion: http://www.roscosmos.ru/21182/ (in Russian)

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Re: Proton-M/Briz-M launch with Yamal-401 - December 15, 2014
« Reply #15 on: 12/10/2014 08:39 AM »

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Re: Proton-M/Briz-M launch with Yamal-401 - December 15, 2014
« Reply #16 on: 12/11/2014 06:44 AM »
http://www.khrunichev.ru/main.php?id=1&nid=3186

Carrier rocket "Proton-M" spacecraft "Yamal-401" is set to Launch pad

12/11/2014

Yesterday at the Baikonur Cosmodrome State Commission has decided to roll out the launch vehicle (ILV) "Proton-M" with the upper stage "Breeze-M" and the spacecraft "Yamal-401" to the launch pad.

In accordance with the decision of the State Commission this morning ILV "Proton-M" was delivered to the launch site and installed on the launcher. 

After supplying the rocket service tower and connecting communications specialists Khrunichev. Khrunichev and enterprises Roscosmos began work on the first day of the schedule.

Launch of spacecraft "Yamal-401" is scheduled for December 15th. This will be the seventh space launch, carried out in 2014 with the help of the carrier rocket "Proton", and 400th start in year history of the media (1965).

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Re: Proton-M/Briz-M launch with Yamal-401 - December 15, 2014
« Reply #17 on: 12/11/2014 10:45 AM »
Launcher transported to the launch pad: (other images also at) http://www.khrunichev.ru/main.php?id=324

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Re: Proton-M/Briz-M launch with Yamal-401 - December 15, 2014
« Reply #18 on: 12/11/2014 02:49 PM »
Roll-out images from Roscosmos: http://www.roscosmos.ru/21183/

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Re: Proton-M/Briz-M launch with Yamal-401 - December 15, 2014
« Reply #19 on: 12/11/2014 05:58 PM »
Roscosmos' FB page is indicating that this launch is going on the 12th... any confirmation?!?!
 ( https://www.facebook.com/Roscosmos?hc_location=timeline )
« Last Edit: 12/11/2014 06:00 PM by BabaORileyUSA »

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