LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Thu Feb 03 2000
Lockheed Martin

Hispasat 1C

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

February 3, 2000 at 6:30 PM EST

(February 3, 2000 at 11:30 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

February 3, 2000 at 6:30 PM EST

(February 3, 2000 at 11:30 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

February 3, 2000 at 6:30 PM EST

(February 3, 2000 at 11:30 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

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No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Communications
    • Hispasat 1C and 1D are powerful telecommunications satellite based on a Spacebus-3000B2 platform with 28 Ku-band channels built by Alcatel Space for the Spanish company HISPASAT S.A. They offer pan-European and pan-American multi-area coverage. This coverage can extend to certain areas of North Africa. The flexibility offered by the satellite's design will allow users to benefit from intercontinental links between Europe and the Americas.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

    Pad

    Launch Complex 36B