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Detailed information about ECHOSTAR 3 satellite

Designator id: 1997-059A

Description of ECHOSTAR 3 Satellite:

Echostar 3 was an American geosynchronous communications satellite that was launched by an Atlas 2AS rocket from Cape Canaveral. The 4,000 kg satellite carried 16 (or more) Ku-band transponders to provide direct voice and video communications to small dishes in North America after parking over 79 W or 135 W longitude.

Technical data:

Launch Date: 1997-10-05
Launch Vehicle: Atlas-2 AS
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 4000.0 kg

Funding Agencies:

Echostar Communications Corporation (United States)



Source: Nasa

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 25004U 97059A   12338.39748162 -.00000271  00000-0  10000-3 0  3650
2 25004 000.0271 006.0716 0001886 254.5432 253.3298 01.00270933 55570

Last TLE update on :2012-12-04

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