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

465 launches have been at this location.

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

Rocket

Proton-M Briz-M

Length: 53 meters
Diameter: 7.4 meters
First Launched: December 8, 2020

The Proton-M Briz-M rocket has been launched a total of 43 times with 40 successful and 3 failed launches.

Agency

International Launch Services

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