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Echostar 4

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1998-028A

Description

Echostar 4, a Lockheed Martin A2100 satellite, was launched successfully from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Proton rocket. Along with Echostar 3, it will become the primary service satellites for the DISH Network providing video, audio and data services throughout the continental US, Hawaii and Alaska. It will be positioned at 148 deg W.

Alternate Names

  • 25331
  • Echostar4

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1998-05-07
Launch Vehicle: Proton-K
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan
Mass: 3478 kg
Nominal Power: 10000 W

Funding Agency

  • Echostar Communications Corporation (United States)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 
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