LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Thu Sep 26 1991
Arianespace

Anik E1

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

September 26, 1991 at 7:43 PM EDT

(September 26, 1991 at 11:43 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

September 26, 1991 at 7:43 PM EDT

(September 26, 1991 at 11:43 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

September 26, 1991 at 7:43 PM EDT

(September 26, 1991 at 11:43 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Communications
    • The Anik E's provide North America-wide communications in both the C-band (6/4 GHz) and higher power Ku-band (14/12 GHz), and each satellite carries the equivalent of 56 analog television channels.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Kourou, French Guiana

    Pad

    Ariane Launch Area 2