LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Sun Oct 01 2000
Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

GE-1A

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

October 1, 2000 at 6:00 PM EDT

(October 1, 2000 at 10:00 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

October 1, 2000 at 6:00 PM EDT

(October 1, 2000 at 10:00 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

October 1, 2000 at 6:00 PM EDT

(October 1, 2000 at 10:00 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Communications
    • The GE-1A telecommunications satellite was designed and built by Lockheed Martin Commercial Space Systems (LMCSS) for Americom Asia-Pacific (AAP), a joint venture between GE American Communications and Lockheed Martin Global Telecommunications.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

    Pad

    81/23 (81L)