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XM 1

S2118, Also called XM Roll


Designation 26761 / 01018A
Launch date 8 May 2001
Country of origin United States
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle Zenit Sea Launch #7

Switched off in Dec 2006, remains in orbit as spare.


Begin End Position
L: 8 May 2001 Apr 2005 85°W
May 2005 Jul 2007 115°W
Aug 2007 May 2011 85.2°W
Jun 2011 Oct 2015 115.25°W
Dec 2015 Feb 2016 39°W

End of life

Out of service Mar 2016
Cause Sent to the junk orbit

External resources

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Technical data


This satellite has faulty HS-702 solar panels that may affect its lifetime. The insurance paid $71 million.

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