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Launch Date: 
November 4, 1998 - 10:12am

Vehicle: Proton K/ Block DM

The Satellite

  • Satellite Operator: PanAmSat (Intelsat)
  • Satellite Manufacturer: Space Systems/Loral
  • Purpose: Video and Telecommunications Services
  • Platform: FS-1300


  • 258th Launch for Proton
  • 8th ILS Proton Launch
  • 2nd FS-1300 Launch on ILS Proton

Latest News

Proton Successfully Launches PanAmSat-8

Launch Resources

Final Details of the Launch and Separation

  • Liftoff occurred on 04 November at 10:12 a.m (9:12 p.m. USA PST, Nov. 3).
  • Final orbital position to be at 166 degrees east longitude.
ILS Proton Rocket -  PAS-8 -  Launch Poster - Side

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