LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Sun Mar 21 1999
Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Asiasat 3S

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

March 20, 1999 at 7:09 PM EST

(March 21, 1999 at 12:09 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

March 20, 1999 at 7:09 PM EST

(March 21, 1999 at 12:09 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

March 20, 1999 at 7:09 PM EST

(March 21, 1999 at 12:09 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Communications
    • Chinese communications satellite. Built to replace AsiaSat 3 which was lost due to a failure of the Proton-K launch vehicle during the second burn of the fourth stage.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

    Pad

    81/23 (81L)