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LMI-1 (Lockheed-Martin Intersputnik) was a US-Russian geosynchronous communications spacecraft launched by a Proton-K rocket from Baikonur at 22:30 UT. It will provide voice and video broadcast with its total of 44 high power transponders in the C- and Ku-bands to several countries between central Europe and Southeast Asia after parking over 75 deg-E longitude. The jointly owned LMI corporation has plans to launch a total of 15 such satellites

Alternate Names

  • 25924
  • Lockheed-Martin Intersputnik

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1999-09-26
Launch Vehicle: Proton-K
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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