Rainbow 1

USA

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Also called: Echostar 12

Launch data:

Designation 27852 / 03033A
Launch date 17 Jul 2003 - 23:45 UT
Launch site CC, SLC-41
Launch vehicle  Atlas-V 521 (#AV-003)
Mission Commercial: Communications
Geostationary orbit:
Perigee / Apogee 35782 x 35791 km
Eccentricity 1.07E-04
Inclination 0.06 deg
Period 1436.11 min

1st launch rocket version

Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  Lockheed Martin Commercial Space System
Platform  
Operator Echostar Technologies, LLC
Mass at launch  4328 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Solar array  
Stabilization  
DC power  
Design lifetime  18 yrs - still active

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 April 2010  61.63° W 

Mission details:


Ref.: #7, #226 - update: 19.05.10