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AMC -14

Launch Date: 
March 15, 2008
BKR

Vehicle: Proton M/ Breeze M

The Satellite

  • Satellite Operator: SES AMERICOM
  • End User: EchoStar/ DISH Network
  • Satellite Manufacturer: Lockheed Martin Commercial Space Systems
  • Platform: A2100

Latest News

ILS Declares Proton Launch Anomaly

Post-Failure Progress Reports

March 17 - Letter to Customers on AMC-14
Return-to Flight updates

Launch Resources

  • Mission Overview
  • Media Advisory

Final Details of the Launch and Separation

  • Liftoff occurred in Baikonur on Friday, March 15, 5:18 a.m. local time (Thursday, March 14, 7:18 p.m EDT,  23:18 Thursday GMT)
  • The Breeze M upper stage suffered an anomaly and shut down during its second burn. The satellite was released into an orbit of approximately 26,000 km by 770 km at 49 degrees inclination.

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