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DirecTV-1R

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Sea Launch

Launch Status
Success

Mission

DirecTV-1R

Type: Communications

To expand channel capacity and strengthen in-orbit redundancy, DirecTV, Inc., ordered a new satellite from Hughes Space and Communications Company (HSC) in 1998. The new spacecraft, called DirecTV 1-R, is a Hughes HS-601HP model satellite scheduled that was launched in October 1999 under a delivery-in-orbit contract.

Location

Launch Platform Odyssey

Sea Launch

42 rockets have launched from Sea Launch.

Launch Platform Odyssey, Sea Launch

Agency

Sea Launch

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: SL

Country: RUS

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