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Satellite Name: Echostar 8
Status: deorbited
Position: 77° W (77° W)
NORAD: 27501
Cospar number: 2002-039A
Operator: EchoStar Corporation
Launch date: 21-Aug-2002
Launch site: Baikonur Cosmodrome
Launch vehicle: Proton K
Launch mass (kg): 4660
Dry mass (kg):  
Manufacturer: Maxar Technologies (SSL/MDA)
Model (bus): LS-1300
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 15 yrs.
Call sign: S2439/S2944
Beacon(s): 12206, 12207
32 Ku-band transponders covering CONUS and Mexico. The satellite experienced an anomaly on April 16, 2017 and moved to the graveyard orbit.
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