November 14, 2010
Vehicle: Proton M/ Breeze M
10th Proton Launch in 2010
7th ILS Proton Launch in 2010
63rd Proton Launch for ILS
1st LightSquared Satellite Launched on ILS Proton
14th Boeing Satellite Launched on ILS Proton
ILS Proton Succesfully Launches LightSquared Satellite; 7th ILS Proton mission of 2010; 27th Successful Proton Launch in 28 months
Final Details of the Launch and Separation
Liftoff occurred in Baikonur on 14 Nov., at 23:29 local time (12:29 p.m. EST, 17:29 UTC)
Nominal separation took place on 15 Nov., at 08:43, local time (02:43 UTC, 21:43 EST).
Separation of the SkyTerra 1 satellite occurred approx. 9 hours, 14 minutes after liftoff.
Orbit Parameters: Predicted: 6035 km x 35,786 km x 19.0 deg.