Proton-M with the European satellite Eutelsat W3D launched from Baikonur

The launch is Eutelsat W3D was the third launch rocket "Proton" in 2013.

MOSCOW, May 14 — RIA Novosti.Carrier rocket "Proton-M" with a European communications satellite Eutelsat W3D launched from Baikonur, told RIA Novosti the Russian Federal Space Agency.

"The launch was done at the estimated time — 20.02 MSK. Branch of the spacecraft from the upper stage" Breeze-M "is scheduled for May 15, MSK 5.15" — said the official.

The launch is Eutelsat W3D was the third launch rocket "Proton" in 2013 and the 386-m flying start in its history. European satellite weighing 5.4 tons is designed based on the platform Spacebus 4000 and is designed for 15 years of orbital service.

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