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ECHOSTAR 16 launch

By: RocketGirl
A Proton with an upper stage Breeze M launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on November 20th, carrying Echostar 16 to orbit. The satellite will be leased by EchoStar Corp. to Dish Network to provide direct-to-home TV programming. The NORAD catalog (or SSC) number for Echostar 16 is 39008 and it will be available in the STK satellite database shortly. Stay up-to-date with the latest launches by subscribing to AGI's Launch Notifications.
Posted: 11/26/2012 4:18:00 PM