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Atlas V EchoStar XIX Launch Highlights

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the EchoStar XIX satellite lifts off from Space Launch Complex-41.

Echostar 19 (Jupiter-2)

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Transfer Orbit
Mission: Communications

Geostationary Transfer Orbit Space Launch Complex 41 Cape Canaveral, FL, USA Probability: 70%

Echostar-19, also known as Jupiter-2, is a world’s highest capacity broadband satellite that will help meet the growing demand for HughesNet high-speed satellite internet service in North America. The satellite is designed to provide service for 15 years or more.

Atlas V 431

Family: Atlas
Configuration: 431

Atlas V with 4m Fairing, 3 SRB, 1 Centaur upper stage engine.

Specifications
  • Max Stage
    2
  • Length
    59.1 m
  • Diameter
    3.8 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    479 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Atlas V 431
  • Family
    Atlas
  • Variant
    431
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Atlas V 431
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $$130M
  • Low Earth Orbit
    15260 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    7700 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
    2820 kg
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

United Launch Alliance

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CEO: Tory Bruno Founded: 2006 Successes: 140 Failures: 1 Pending: 26

Agency Type: Commercial

United Launch Alliance (ULA) is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Space Systems and Boeing Defense, Space & Security. ULA was formed in December 2006 by combining the teams at these companies which provide spacecraft launch services to the government of the United States. ULA launches from both coasts of the US. They launch their Atlas V vehicle from LC-41 in Cape Canaveral and LC-3E at Vandeberg. Their Delta IV launches from LC-37 at Cape Canaveral and LC-6 at Vandenberg.

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Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Pad: Space Launch Complex 41


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