Galaxy 16

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Orbit
Mission: Communications

Geostationary Orbit Launch Platform Odyssey Sea Launch

Galaxy 16 is a C- and Ku-band satellite with 24 C-band and 24 Ku-band transponders. The spacecraft is a version of SS/L's space-proven SSL-1300 satellite platform, which has an excellent record of reliable operation. The geostationary SSL-1300 has a designed service life of 15 years and maintains station-keeping and orbital stability by using bipropellant propulsion and momentum-bias systems.

Zenit

Family: Zenith
Configuration: 3SL

Specifications
  • Stages
    1
  • Length
    4.6 m
  • Diameter
    0.42 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
    45 kN
Family
  • Name
    Zenit
  • Family
    Zenith
  • Variant
    3SL
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Zenit 3SL
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Sea Launch

Sea Launch

(SL)

Successes: 33 Failures: 3 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial

INFO WIKI

Sea Launch

Launch Platform Odyssey


Nuri
Failure
2 days, 13 hours ago
Flight Test
LC-2 - Naro Space Center, South Korea

Maiden flight of the KSLV-II "Nuri" launch vehicle, carrying a dummy Payload of 1500 kg to sun-synchronous orbit.


Atlas V 401
Success
1 week ago
Lucy
Space Launch Complex 41 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Lucy is the first mission to explore and study Trojan asteroids. The Trojans are a type of asteroids that orbit the Sun in two groups, in front of an…


Long March 2
Success
1 week, 1 day ago
Shenzhou 13
Launch Area 4 (SLS-1 / 921) - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Second crewed flight to the Chinese Tiangong space station carrying Zhai Zhigang, commander, Wang Yaping and Ye Guangfu, operators, on their second, …


Long March 2D
Success
1 week, 2 days ago
Xihe (CHASE)
Launch Complex 9 - Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

Xihe, also known as the Chinese Hα Solar Explorer (CHASE), is designed to test a newly developed satellite platform and conduct solar observations. T…


Soyuz 2.1b
Success
1 week, 2 days ago
OneWeb 11
Cosmodrome Site 1S - Vostochny Cosmodrome, Siberia, Russian Federation

A batch of 36 satellites for the OneWeb satellite constellation, which is intended to provide global Internet broadband service for individual consum…


New Shepard
Success
1 week, 3 days ago
NS-18
West Texas Suborbital Launch Site/ Corn Ranch - Corn Ranch, USA

NS-18 is the second crewed New Shepard flight, carrying 4 paying customers.


Soyuz 2.1a
Success
2 weeks, 4 days ago
Soyuz MS-19
31/6 - Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Soyuz mission launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and carrying Roscosmos cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov as well as the Challenge movie c…


Atlas V 401
Success
3 weeks, 5 days ago
Landsat 9
Space Launch Complex 3E - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Landsat 9 is a partnership between NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey to continue the Landsat program's critical role in monitoring, understanding a…


Long March 3
Success
3 weeks, 5 days ago
Shiyan 10
Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 ) - Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Classified test satellite which suffered an anomaly during launch. The launch vehicle has not been confirmed to be responsible for the failure.


Kuaizhou
Success
3 weeks, 5 days ago
Jilin-1-02D
Unknown Pad - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Jilin-1 is a series of Chinese commercial remote sensing satellites.