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XM-2

Zenit

Sea Launch

Launch Status
Success

Mission

XM-2

Type: Communications

Hughes Space and Communications International, Inc., now Boeing Satellite Systems, Inc., and XM Satellite Radio Inc. (XMTM) signed a contract 23 March 1998, for two BSS-702 model satellites, named XM 1 and XM 2 (nicknamed “Rock” and “Roll”). These satellites are designed to provide state-of-the-art digital audio radio programming directly to cars, homes and portable radios coast to coast.

Location

Launch Platform Odyssey

Sea Launch

42 rockets have launched from Sea Launch.

Launch Platform Odyssey, Sea Launch

Rocket

Zenit 3SL – Sea Launch

Family: Zenith
Length: 4.6 m
Diameter: 0.42 m
Launch Mass: 0 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 0 kg

The Zenit 3SL was manufactured by Sea Launch with the first launch on . Zenit 3SL has 33 successful launches and 3 failed launches with a total of 36 launches.

Agency

Sea Launch

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: SL

Country: RUS

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