Last Update: August 28, 2002

August 21

22:05Z
    
   

 Press Kit


Atlas 5/401
WATCH
THE LAUNCH
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Cape Canaveral (U.S.)
Atlas 5/401 (AV-001)
International Launch Services
Maiden flight
Delayed from May 9, July 8 and 29, Aug. 6 and 12
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Hot Bird 6
Direct Broadcasting
Eutelsat (Europe)
Alcatel Space
Spacebus 3000B3
3,905 kg

August 22
05:15Z
    
   

 Press Kit


Proton K/DM3
WATCH
THE LAUNCH
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Baykonur (Kazakhstan)
Proton K/DM3
International Launch Services
Delayed from June 16 and 22, July 18, Aug. 2 and 20
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Echostar 8
Direct Broadcasting
Echostar Corp. (U.S.)
Space Systems/Loral
LS-1300
4,660 kg

August 28

22:45Z
    
   

 Press Kit


Ariane 5G
WATCH
THE LAUNCH
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Kourou (French Guiana)
Ariane 5G (V155)
Arianespace
Delayed from Aug. 27
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Atlantic Bird 1 (SatelCom 1)
Communications
Eutelsat (Europe)
Alenia Aerospazio
Italsat
2,720 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
MSG-1
Meteorology
Eumetsat (France)
Alcatel Space
MSG
2,000 kg

     

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