Proton-M • Turksat-4B

Press Release

Planned launch of TURKSAT-4B, Turkish telecommunication and direct TV broadcasting satellite from Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Turksat-4b is an Mitsubishi Electric satellite from DS2000 platform, providing high capacity and high speed communication capabilities with 15 years expected orbit life. Mission contracted with ILS will be carried out utilizing PROTON-M rocket, most suitable for heavy payloads (weight of Turksat-4b is 3800 kg).