Galaxy 8-i is one of the most powerful satellites to join PanAmSat Corporation’s fleet of spacecraft, with nearly 10 kilowatts of power at beginning of life. It is a Hughes HS-601HP body-stabilized model built by Hughes Space and Communications Company in El Segundo, Calif.
The trajectory is unavailable. Check back for updates.
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
920 rockets have launched from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA.
Lockheed Martin – LMT
- Type: Commercial
- Abbreviation: LMT
- Founded: 1953
- Launchers: Titan | Agena
- Spacecraft: Hubble | JUNO | InSight
- Country: USA
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.