- Type: Communications
- Orbit: Geostationary Orbit
EchoStar 7 is a high-powered, direct broadcast satellite
Launch Complex 36B
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Launch Complex 36B has witnessed the launch of 76 rockets, including 76 orbital launch attempts, while Cape Canaveral, FL, USA, has been the site for 931 rocket launches.
Lockheed Martin’s Space Division started in the production of missiles and later ICBM’s in the 1950s. Their TITAN missile system was used for 12 Gemini spacecraft and the Voyager probes. They have worked largely in collaboration with NASA on many of their probes, landers, and spacecraft, and hope to play a key role in NASA’s return to the moon in 2024.