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EchoStar IV

Launch Date: 
May 8, 1998 - 5:45am

Vehicle: Proton K / Block DM

The Satellite


  • 256th Proton Launch Overall
  • 1st ILS Proton Launch in 1998
  • 6th ILS Proton Launch Overall
  • 1st EchoStar Satellite Launched on ILS Proton
  • 1st LMCSS Satellite Launched on an ILS Proton

Latest News

Proton Successfully Launches EchoStar IV Satellite.

Final Details of the Launch and Separation

  • Liftoff occurred in Baikonur on 08 May, at 5:45 a.m. (7:45 p.m. USA EDT, May 7)
  • EchoStar IV will be positioned at 119 West Longitude
ILS Proton Rocket -  EchoStar IV -  Launch Poster - Side

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