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Echostar 21

Proton-M Briz-M

International Launch Services

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Echostar 21

Type: Communications

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

81/24 (81P)

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

1536 rockets have launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan.

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

Rocket

Proton-M Briz-M – Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Family: Proton / UR-500
Length: 53 m
Diameter: 7.4 m
Launch Mass: 712 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 21000 kg

The Proton-M Briz-M was manufactured by Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center with the first launch on . Proton-M Briz-M has 60 successful launches and 6 failed launches with a total of 66 launches.

Agency

International Launch Services

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: ILS
Administration: Kirk Pysher
Founded: 1995

Country: USA

International Launch Services, Inc. (ILS) is a joint venture with exclusive rights to the worldwide sale of commercial Angara and Proton rocket launch services. Proton launches take place at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan while Angara is planned to launch from the Plesetsk and Vostochny Cosmodromes in Russia.

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