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Echostar 11

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2008-035A

Description

Echostar 11 is an American geostationary communications craft that was launched by a Zenit 3SL rocket from the Odyssey platform floating at longitude 154° W on the Pacific Ocean equator at 05:21 UT on 16 July 2008. The 5.5 tonne (with fuel), 20 kW craft carries several Ku-band transponders to provide direct-to-home television to American homes after parking over 110° W longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 33207
  • Echostar11

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2008-07-16
Launch Vehicle: Zenit 3SL
Launch Site: Odyssey (Sea Launch Platform),

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 
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