In the center of Khrunichev prepare starting of the rocket “Proton-M” with Turkish communication satellite Turksat 4B. Turkish satellite arrived at the Baikonur Cosmodrome. The exact date of the starting up is not defined. According to the information from the Russian space agency, starting up of “Proton” from Baikonur is scheduled on 14th of October 2015.
The weight of communication satellite Turksat 4B will be 4900 kg. Communication satellite Turksat 4B is made by the Japanese company Mitsubishi Electric, is ordered by the satellite operator Turksat Satellite Communication, Cable TV and Operation AS.