Proton Telstar Launch

VideoCosmos (
Mon, 26 May 1997 16:13:04 +0400 (MSD)


According to the Russian Military Space Force press center,
Proton with Telstar-5 satellite was launched from Baykonur
Area 81 left pad on 24 May 1997 at 17:00:00.025 GMT.
The payload was delivered to a transfer orbit of 17.5 deg
inclination, 6716x35779 km, 12h42m. The orbit was probably
chosen to fully use the Block DM capacity with a 3900 kg

Igor Lissov