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Echostar I

Long March 2E

China Aerospace Corporation

Launch Status


Echostar I

  • Type: Communications
  • Orbit: Geostationary Orbit

EchoStar 1 is an American geostationary communications spacecraft that was launched by a CZ-2E with EPKM upper stage rocket from Xichang Center in Sichuan province, PRC. The 3288 kg spacecraft carries 16 Ku-band transponders to enable direct broadcast communications and television channels through 0.5 meter dishes on the ground in the American continents.


Launch Complex 2 (LC-2)

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China

Launch Complex 2 (LC-2) has witnessed the launch of 108 rockets, including 108 orbital launch attempts, while Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People’s Republic of China, has been the site for 202 rocket launches.

Launch Complex 2 (LC-2)


China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation Long March 2E

The Long March 2E is a斯expendable launch vehicle made and operated by China. It is a two stage launch vehicle with storable propellants, consisting of Nitrogen Tetroxide and Unsymmetrical Dimethylhydrazine, augmented by 4 liquid fuel boosters using the same fuel.


China Aerospace Corporation

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