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PAS 10

Proton-K/DM-2M

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Launch Status
Success

Mission


PAS 10

  • Type: Communications
  • Orbit: Geostationary Orbit

PAS 10 (PanAmSat 10) was an American geosynchronous communications spacecraft. The 3.7 tonne (with fuel) satellite carried 48 transponders (24 in C-band and 24 in Ku-band) to provide direct-to-home video channels to Europe, Middle-East, and South Africa after parking over 68.5 deg-E longitude.

Location


81/23 (81L)

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

81/23 (81L) has witnessed the launch of 104 rockets, including 104 orbital launch attempts, while Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan, has been the site for 1545 rocket launches.

81/23 (81L)

Rocket


Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center Proton-K/DM-2M

The Proton-K was a Russian, previously Soviet, carrier rocket derived from the earlier Proton. It was built by Khrunichev, and launched from sites 81 and 200 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Proton-K/DM-2M

Agency


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.

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center
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