Proton-M Briz-M
Echostar 21

Proton-M Briz-M | Echostar 21

International Launch Services launch of a Proton-M/Briz-M Rocket

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International Launch Services was scheduled to launch a Proton-M/Briz-M rocket as part of the Echostar 21 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Wed, Jun 7th, 2017, 11:45 PM EDT from 81/24 (81P), Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Proton-M/Briz-M and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

Echostar 21

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.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

81/24 (81P), Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Rocket

Proton-M Briz-M

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

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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