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Milestones

  • SC Separation
  • Fifth Burn
  • Fourth Burn
  • APT Jettison
  • Third Burn
  • Second Burn
  • First Burn
  • Stage Separations
  • Liftoff
  • Rollout to Pad 39
  • Breeze M Fueling
  • Begin Joint Operations
  • SC Fuel Loading
  • Breeze M Arrival
  • SC/GSE Arrival
  • Proton Arrival
  • Early Team Arrival
  • Milestones in progress
  • Milestones completed

ASTRA 2C

Launch Date: 
June 16, 2001
BKR

Vehicle: Proton K/ Block DM

The Satellite

  • Satellite Operator: SES ASTRA
  • Satellite Manufacturer: Boeing Satellite Systems
  • Purpose: Various Services
  • Platform: BSS-601 HP
  • Separated Mass: 3670 kg
  • Satellite Design Life: 15 years

Highlights

  • 286th Launch for Proton
  • 21st Launch for ILS
  • 5th SES Launch on Proton
  • 9th Boeing BSS-601 High Power Satellite to be Launch by Proton

Latest News

ILS Proton Successfully Launches ASTRA 2C for SES

Launch Resources

  • Mission Overview
  • Media Advisory

Final Details of the Launch and Separation

  • Liftoff occurred at 7:49 a.m. local time (1:49 GMT, 9:49 p.m. EDT June 15) carrying ASTRA 2C to geosynchronous transfer orbit.
  • Nominal separation occurred at 2:44 p.m. Baikonur time
  • Separation of the ASTRA 2C satellite occured approximately 6 hours, 55 minutes after liftoff.
     
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