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Launch Date: 
September 6, 2007

Vehicle: Proton M/ Breeze M

The Satellite

  • Satellite Operator: JSAT Corporation
  • Satellite Manufacturer: Lockheed Martin Commercial Space Systems
  • Platform: A2100 AX

Latest News

Proton Launch Vehicle Fails to Place JCSAT-11 Telecommunication Satellite Into Orbit

Post-Failure Progress Reports

Post-Failure Progress Reports
Customer Letter: Update on Return-to-Flight Status -- 26 September 2007
Proton Return-to-Flight Status Report -- 17 Sept 2007
Letter to Customers on JCSAT-11
Russian Government Announces State Commission Members
Click here for the full ILS press release.
Click here for the full Khrunichev press release.

Launch Resources

  • Mission Overview
  • Media Advisory

Final Details of the Launch and Separation

  • Liftoff occurred in Baikonur on Thursday, Sept. 6 4:43 a.m. local time (6:43 p.m. Wednesday EDT, 22:43 Wednesday GMT).
  • The Proton launcher failed to inject JCSAT-11 into orbit due to an anomaly in second-stage operation..


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