LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Failure
Thu Apr 18 1991
General Dynamics

BS-3H

Launch Failure
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

April 18, 1991 at 7:30 PM EDT

(April 18, 1991 at 11:30 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

April 18, 1991 at 7:30 PM EDT

(April 18, 1991 at 11:30 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

April 18, 1991 at 7:30 PM EDT

(April 18, 1991 at 11:30 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Communications
    • Two Ku-band DTH satellites were originally ordered by STC in 1982, but when their plans failed, were sold to Japan as gapfillers in the BS broadcasting satellite program under the designation BS 2x (1989) and BS 3h (1990).
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

    Pad

    Launch Complex 36B