LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Sat Oct 21 2000
Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

GE 6

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

October 21, 2000 at 6:00 PM EDT

(October 21, 2000 at 10:00 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

October 21, 2000 at 6:00 PM EDT

(October 21, 2000 at 10:00 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

October 21, 2000 at 6:00 PM EDT

(October 21, 2000 at 10:00 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Communications
    • GE-6, a hybrid C/Ku-band satellite with 28 Ku Band and 24 C Band active transponders provides direct-to-home (DTH), media and entertainment distribution plus enterprise and internet protocol (IP)solutions in North America.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

    Pad

    81/23 (81L)