First Proton of 2019 lofts Eutelsat W5B, MEV-1 (Part I) – Satellite News Digest

Rocket: Proton M/Briz M; Payload: Eutelsat 5 West B [Eutelsat 5WB], Mission Extension Vehicle-1 [MEV-1]; Date: 9 October 2019, 1017 UTC; Launch site: Baikonur, Kazakhstan. The delivery of the satellites into a supersynchronous transfer orbit was to take a record 15 hours and 54 minutes [too late for this issue].

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