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AsiaSat 3S

Launch Date: 
March 21, 1999 - 5:09am
BKR

Vehicle: Proton K/ Block DM

The Satellite

  • Satellite Operator: AsiaSat
  • Satellite Manufacturer: Hughes Space and Communications (Boeing)
  • Purpose: DTH and Telecommunications Services
  • Platform: 601-HP

Highlights

  • 263rd Launch for Proton
  • 10th ILS Proton Launch
  • 6th Hughes 601 Launch on ILS Proton

Latest News

Proton Successfully Launches AsiaSat 3S Satellite

Final Details of the Launch and Separation

  • Liftoff occurred on 21 March at 5:09:30 a.m local time (8:09:30 a.m. Hong Kong, 7:09:30 p.m. USA EST, March 20)
  • Final orbital position to be at 105.5 degrees east longitude.
ILS Proton Rocket -  AsiaSat 3S - Launch Poster - Side

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