Vehicle: Proton K/ Block DM
- Satellite Operator: GE American Communications, Inc. (SES)
- Satellite Manufacturer: Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company (LMCSS)
- Purpose: Various Services
- Platform: A2100 AX
- Separated Mass: 3800 kg
- 282nd Launch for Proton
- 18th Launch for ILS Proton
- 2nd ILS Proton Launch this year for GE Americom
- 6th LMCSS spacecraft Launched by ILS Proton
International Launch Services Lifts GE-6 Satellite into Orbit Aboard Proton
Final Details of the Launch and Separation
- Liftoff occurred at GE-6 satellite was launched at 4:00 a.m. Baikonur time (6:00 pm October 21, USA EDT).
- Separation of SIRIUS-3 satellite occured approximately 6 hours, 42 minutes after liftoff.