LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Thu Sep 03 1987
Soviet Space Program

Ekran

Launch Successful
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Launch Time

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(7:26 PM UTC)

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(7:26 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

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(7:26 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

Rocket Details

Name:

Proton-K/DM

Description:

The Proton-K was a Russian, previously Soviet, carrier rocket derived from the earlier Proton. It was built by Khrunichev, and launched from sites 81 and 200 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Proton-K/DM rocket
MISSION OVERVIEW
  • Type: Communications
  • Ekran was a Soviet series of geostationary satellites which were the first in the world to provide Direct-To-Home TV service.
COMPLEX OVERVIEW

Location

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Pad

200/39 (200L)