Sunday, March 21, 2010

EchoStar-14 Satellite was Launched in Russia

Russian Space Agency has announced the launch of a communications satellite owned by the United States on Saturday. The satellite was successfully orbited through the base Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazahkatan. EchoStar Satellite-14 are brought together with the Proton-M rocket, and successfully lifted off precisely at 21:21 Moscow time.

EchnoStar-14 satellite and the Proton-M rocket ride on a spaceship who weighs nearly 6.3 tons of rocket drive it with Briz-M. Expected to drive separate from the rocket and the Briz-M was in position to 119 degrees West in geostationary orbit, or about nine hours after launch.

Launch of EchoStar-14 satellite is a belonging of Loral Space Systems, the satellite TV company DISH Network satellite Americans. Expected with the presence of EchoStar-14 satellite is able to provide quality service with high image definiton (HD) for 15 years, for customers in North America.

Russia and the U.S. have conducted cooperation in International Launch Services, including the launch of a satellite with U.S. telecommunications company, EchoStar. This satellite is the second after Russia launched a commercial rocket in 2010. Baikonur Cosmodrome is the launch of one of the largest space in the world, in this place of Sputnik 1, the first earth satellite was launched.

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