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Milestones

  • Nimiq 6 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

 

  • Milestones in progress
  • Milestones completed

Nimiq 6

Launch Date: 
May 18, 2012 - 1:12am
BKR

Vehicle: Proton M/ Breeze M

Twitter Tag: #Nimiq6

The Satellite

  • Satellite Operator: Telesat
  • Satellite Manufacturer: Space Systems/Loral
  • Purpose: Direct-to-Home Services
  • Platform: SS/L 1300
  • Separated Mass: ~4,500 kg
  • Satellite Design Life: 15 years

Highlights

  • 8th Telesat Satellite Launched on ILS Proton
  • 4th ILS Proton Launch in 2012
  • 22nd Space Systems/Loral Satellite Launched on ILS Proton
  • 73rd ILS Proton Launch Overall

Launch Resources

Nimiq 6 Poster

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