Echostar XXI is scheduled to launch from Baikonur Cosmodrome

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EchoStar XXI, a state-of-the-art S-band satellite owned and operated by EchoStar, will be positioned at the 10.25° East orbital slot. EchoStar subsidiary EchoStar Mobile Limited, will utilize a portion of EchoStar XXI’s capacity to provide mobile satellite services (MSS) capacity throughout Europe, including the European Union.

EchoStar Mobile is an EU-wide licensee for an integrated mobile satellite service network with a complementary ground component.

Anyone wanting to log on to watch the launch can do so by clicking on the link below, alternatively you may want to watch the replay (which will also be on this link) at a more respectable hour later in the day.