LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Thu Jun 20 2002
Eurockot Launch Services

Iridium 97 & 98

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

June 20, 2002 at 5:33 AM EDT

(June 20, 2002 at 9:33 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

June 20, 2002 at 5:33 AM EDT

(June 20, 2002 at 9:33 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

June 20, 2002 at 5:33 AM EDT

(June 20, 2002 at 9:33 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Communications
    • The Iridium satellite constellation provides L band voice and data information coverage to satellite phones, pagers and integrated transceivers over the entire Earth surface.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

    Pad

    133/3 (133L)