LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Mon Jul 14 1980
Soviet Space Program

Ekran

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

July 14, 1980 at 6:35 PM EDT

(July 14, 1980 at 10:35 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

July 14, 1980 at 6:35 PM EDT

(July 14, 1980 at 10:35 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

July 14, 1980 at 6:35 PM EDT

(July 14, 1980 at 10:35 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    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

    200/40