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Echostar 10



Echostar 10 is an American geostationary communications satellite that was launched by a Zenit 3SL rocket from the floating platform Odyssey on the equatorial Pacific Ocean (154 degrees W) at 23:35 UT on 15 February 2006. The 4.3 tonne (with fuel) satellite carries several Ku-band transponders to provide direct-to-home transmissions of voice, video and internet services, through 10 uplink and 49 downlink spot beams, after parking over 110 degrees W longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 28935
  • Echostar10

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2006-02-15
Launch Vehicle: Zenit 3SL
Launch Site: Odyssey (Sea Launch Platform),
Mass: 4300 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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