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Echostar 7



Echostar 7 is an American geosynchronous communications satellite that was launched by an Atlas 3B rocket from Cape Canaveral at 12:43 UT on 21 February 2002. It carries 32, 120 W transponders to provide direct to home video and data services after parking over 119 deg-W longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 27378
  • Echostar7

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2002-02-21
Launch Vehicle: Atlas 3B
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

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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