Start Launch Vehicle (ILV) "Proton-M" with the upper stage "Breeze-M" (production — Khrunichev. Khrunichev) intended for breeding of this satellite, vypolnen15 April 2013 at 22 h 36 min. Moscow time from the launch complex area 200 Baikonur cosmodrome.
April 16 at 07 h 49 min. Moscow time, according to cyclogram flight spacecraft (SC) "Anik-x1" separated from the upper stage (RB) "Breeze-M". Spacecraft into orbit and transmitted to the control of the customer launch.