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Echostar 16



EchoStar XVI, an all Ku-band satellite with continental United States (CONUS) and spot beam transponders, will be fully leased to DISH Network for the delivery of direct-to-home (DTH) broadcast services to DISH customers in the United States.

Alternate Names

  • Echostar16

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2012-11-20
Launch Vehicle: Proton-M
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), United States
Mass: 6258 kg

Funding Agency

  • Echostar Communications Corporation (United States)


  • Other

Additional Information

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

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