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Launch Date: 
October 2, 2000 - 4:00am

Vehicle: Proton K/ Block DM

The Satellite


  • 5th LMCSS Spacecraft Launched by ILS Proton
  • 17th ILS Proton Mission Overall
  • 1st GE Americom Spacecraft Launched on ILS Proton
  • 280th Proton Launch Overall

Latest News

International Launch Services Boosts GE-1A Satellite into Orbit Aboard Proton

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Final Details of the Launch and Separation

  • Liftoff occurred in Baikonur on 02 October at launched at 4:00 a.m. Baikonur time (6:00 pm October 1, USA EDT).
  • Nominal separation took place on 02 October at 10:42 a.m. local time (12:42 a.m. EDT).
  • Separation of the GE-1A satellite occured approximately 6 hours, 42 minutes after liftoff. 
ILS Proton Rocket -  GE-1A - Launch Poster - Side

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