LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Sat Jun 16 2001
Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Astra 2C

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

June 15, 2001 at 9:49 PM EDT

(June 16, 2001 at 1:49 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

June 15, 2001 at 9:49 PM EDT

(June 16, 2001 at 1:49 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

June 15, 2001 at 9:49 PM EDT

(June 16, 2001 at 1:49 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Communications
    • Astra 2C was a European (SES - Societe Europeene des Satellites, Luxembourg) geosynchronous communications Boeing 601HP spacecraft.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

    Pad

    81/23 (81L)