Echostar 21

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Transfer Orbit
Mission: Communications

Geostationary Transfer Orbit 81/24 (81P) Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Echostar 21, formerly known as TerreStar 2, is a geostationary communications satellite built by Space System/Loral company. Equipped with S-band transponders, satellite is tasked with providing mobile broadband services over Europe. The spacecraft, based on SSL’s 1300 bus, will be located at the 10.25° East orbital slot.

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Additional Media

Пуск РН Протон-М с КА EchoStar 21 («ЭкоСтар-21»)

8 июня 2017 года в 06:45 мск с космодрома Байконур успешно стартовала ракета-носитель «Протон-М» с разгонным блоком «Бриз-М» и американским космическим аппар...

Clip of ILS EchoStar XXI Liftoff

ROSCOSMOS video of liftoff: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JV2F8QCdS50

Proton-M Briz-M

Family: Proton
Configuration: Briz-M

Specifications
  • Minimum Stage
    1
  • Max Stage
    4
  • Length
    53.0 m
  • Diameter
    7.4 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    712 T
  • Thrust
    10000 kN
Family
  • Name
    Proton-M Briz-M
  • Family
    Proton
  • Variant
    Briz-M
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Proton-M Briz-M
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    21000 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    4500 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

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Director: Andrey Vladimirovich Kalinovskiy Founded: 1916 Successes: 85 Failures: 9 Pending: 12

Agency Type: Government

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center is a Moscow-based producer of spacecraft and space-launch systems, including the Proton and Rokot rockets and is currently developing the Angara rocket family. The Proton launch vehicle launches from Baikonur and Rokot launches from Baikonur and Plesetsk. Angara will launch from Plesetsk and Vostochny.

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Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Pad: 81/24 (81P)


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