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SIRIUS FM-2

Launch Date: 
September 5, 2000 - 3:44pm
BKR

Vehicle: Proton K/ Block DM

The Satellite

Highlights

  • 279th Launch for Proton
  • 16th Launch for ILS Proton
  • 2nd ILS Proton Launch for SIRIUS Satellite Radio
  • 5th Space Systems/ Loral Satellite Launched by ILS Proton

Latest News

ILS Successfully Launches Sirius-2 Satellite

Launch Resources

Final Details of the Launch and Separation

  • Liftoff occurred at 3:44 p.m.Baikonur time on 05 September (09:44 GMT, 5:44 a.m. EDT) .
  • Predicted Orbital Parameters: 24,469 km x 47,102 km at 63.4 deg
  • Separation of SIRIUS FM-2 satellite occured approximately 2 hours, 25 minutes after liftoff.
     

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