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Milestones

  • EchoStar XV SC Separation
  • Fifth Burn
  • Fourth Burn
  • APT Jettison
  • Third Burn
  • Second Burn
  • First Burn
  • Stage Separations
  • Liftoff
  • Rollout to Pad 39
  • Breeze M Fueling
  • Begin Joint Operations
  • SC Fuel Loading
  • SC/GSE Arrival
  • Breeze M Arrival
  • Main Team Arrival
  • Proton Arrival

 

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  • Milestones completed

EchoStar XV

Launch Date: 
July 11, 2010
BKR

Vehicle: Proton M/ Breeze M

The Satellite

  • Satellite Operator: EchoStar
  • End User: Dish Network
  • Satellite Manufacturer: Space Systems/ Loral
  • Purpose: HDTV
  • Platform: SS/L 1300
  • Separated Mass: 5521 kg
  • Satellite Design Life: 15 years

Highlights

  • 7th Proton Launch in 2010
  • 5th ILS Proton Launch in 2010
  • 61st ILS Proton Launch
  • 4th EchoStar Satellite Launched on ILS Proton
  • 15th Space Systems/ Loral Satellite Launched on a Proton

Latest News

ILS Proton Successfully Launches EchoStar XV for Dish Network®; 5th ILS Proton Mission of 2010; 7th Proton in 6 Months

Launch Resources

Final Details of the Launch and Separation

  • Liftoff occurred in Baikonur on July 11, at 00:40 local time (July 10, 18:40 UTC, 14:40 EDT).
  • Nominal separation took place on July 11, at  09:53, local time (03:53 UTC, 11:53 EDT).
  • Separation of the EchoStar XV satellite occurred approximately 9 hours, 13 minutes after liftoff.
  • Orbit Parameters: Predicted: 6,030 km x 35,786 km x 18.7 deg.
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