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Echostar 5



Echostar 5 was an American geosynchronous communications spacecraft launched by an Atlas 2AS-Centaur rocket from Cape Canaveral at 06:02 UT. The 3,200 kg spacecraft will provide 150 audio/video channels direct-to-home in North America after parking over 110 deg-W longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 25913
  • Echostar5

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1999-09-23
Launch Vehicle: Atlas 2AS
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 3200 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (United States)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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