Sirius XM-5


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Launch data:

Designation 37185 / 10053A
Launch date 14 Oct 2010 - 18:53 UT
Launch site Baik, LC-81/24
Launch vehicle  Proton-M / Briz-M
Mission Commercial: Communication (Radio)
Geostationary orbit on Oct 26.17:
Perigee / Apogee 35777 x 35793 km
Eccentricity 1,90E-04
Inclination 0.03 deg
Period 1436.03 min

Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  Space Systems/Loral
Platform  L-1300
Operator Sirius XM radio
Mass at launch  5983 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  Box + 2 panels
Dimension (m) 
Solar array 
DC power  18000 W
Design lifetime  > million years, active: 15 yrs - still active

Sirius Satellite Radio is a satellite radio (SDARS) service operating in the United States and Canada, owned by Sirius XM Radio.


 Nov 2010  85.20° W 

Sirius XM-5 before launch

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Ref.: #7(JR633), #78a, #206, #226, #228 - update: 12.12.13