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Echostar 21

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2017-032A

Description

EchoStar 21, formerly known as TerreStar 2, is a communications satellite under commercial operation by the EchoStar Corporation, hosting an S-Band payload operating in the previously unavailable 2GHz band to deliver mobile connectivity throughout Europe.

Alternate Names

  • 42749
  • TerreStar 2
  • Echostar21

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2017-06-08
Launch Vehicle: Proton-M
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Echostar Communications Corporation (United States)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 
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