LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Failure
Thu Aug 27 1998
United States Air Force

Galaxy 10

Launch Failure
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

August 26, 1998 at 9:17 PM EDT

(August 27, 1998 at 1:17 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

August 26, 1998 at 9:17 PM EDT

(August 27, 1998 at 1:17 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

August 26, 1998 at 9:17 PM EDT

(August 27, 1998 at 1:17 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Communications
    • Galaxy 10, a Hughes HS-601HP satellite, would have joined PanAmSat's fleet of dual-payload spacecraft serving the United States. It was the first satellite to be carried on the new Boeing Delta-8930 rocket. The launch occurred on 26 August 1998, but the satellite was lost when the Delta-8930 failed.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

    Pad

    Space Launch Complex 17B