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Echostar 14



Echostar 14, a commercial communications satellite, was launched on a Proton-M rocket with a Breeze M upper stage from Baikonur on 20 March 2010 at 18:27 UT. This satellite will broadcast direct-to-home programming to customers in the United States. The launch mass of Echostar 14 was 6384 kg. The satellite carries 103 Ku-band transponders has a design lifetime of 15 years and will operate from a geosynchronous orbit at a longitude of 119° W. Echostar 14 will replace Echostar 7 that was launched in February 2002.

Alternate Names

  • 36499
  • Echostar14

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2010-03-20
Launch Vehicle: Proton-M
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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