LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Thu Dec 29 2005
Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

AMC 23

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

December 28, 2005 at 9:28 PM EST

(December 29, 2005 at 2:28 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

December 28, 2005 at 9:28 PM EST

(December 29, 2005 at 2:28 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

December 28, 2005 at 9:28 PM EST

(December 29, 2005 at 2:28 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Communications
    • This series of satellites based on the new generation Spacebus-4000C3 platform has been originally ordered by GE-Americom as GE 1i, 2i, 3i, 4i and 2E. They were renamed to AMC after SES took over Americom and some were cancelled in this process.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

    Pad

    200/39 (200L)