Boeing/HS 601 Launch List

This list comprises all Boeing 601 (formerly HS 601) satellites that hit geostationary orbit until October 2000.

Satellite

Launched

HP/XIPS

Remarks

Optus B1

13 Aug 92

  SCP failure

Galaxy VII

27 Oct 92

 

LOST -- Two SCP failures

Astra 1C

11 May 93

 

Galaxy IV

24 Jun 93

 

LOST -- Two SCP failures

UHF F/O F2

03 Sep 93

 

Solidaridad 1

19 Nov 93

  LOST -- Two SCP failures

DBS-1

17 Dec 93

 

SCP failure

UHF F/O F3

24 Jun 94

 

PAS-2

08 Jul 94

  tin-plated relay

DBS-2

03 Aug 94

 

Optus B3

28 Aug 94

 

Solidaridad 2

07 Oct 94

 

Astra 1D

31 Oct 94

 

UHF F/O F4

28 Jan 95

 

AMSC-1 (MSAT-2)

7 April 95

 

Partial defect in payload capacity (supplied by Spar, Canada)

UHF F/O F5

31 May 95

 

DirecTV 3

9 June 95

  SCP failure

PAS-4

3 Aug 95

 

SCP failure

JCSAT-3

28 Aug 95

 

Astra 1E

18 Oct 95

 

UHF F/O F6

22 Oct 95

 

Galaxy IIIR

15 Dec 95

  LOST - two SCP failures

PAS-3R

12 Jan 96

  tin-plated relay

Palapa-C1

31 Jan 96

 

Battery problem

Astra 1F

9 Apr 96

 

MSAT-1

20 Apr 96

 

Palapa-C2

15 May 96

 

UHF F/O F7

25 July 96

 

JCSAT-4

16 Feb 97

 

Superbird-C

27 July 97

 

PAS-5

27 July 97

HP/XIPS Battery problem

JCSAT-5

2 Dec 97

 
Astra 1G
3 Dec 97
HP
Galaxy VIII-i
8 Dec 97
HP/XIPS Battery problem
Failure of primary and secondary XIPS
PAS 22/Asiasat 3
25 Dec 97
HP Battery problem

UHF F/O F8

16 Mar 98

 
Galaxy X
26 Aug 98
HP
Astra 2A
30 Aug 98
HP/XIPS

UHF F/O F9

20 Oct 98

 
Satmex 5
5 Dec 98
HP/XIPS
PAS-6B
21 Dec 98
HP/XIPS Failure of primary and secondary XIPS
JCSAT-6
15 Feb 99
 
Asiasat 3S
21 Mar 99
HP
Orion 3
4 May 99
HP/XIPS
Astra 1H
18 June 99
HP/XIPS
DirecTV 1R
9 Oct 99
HP/XIPS Primary XIPS reportedly failed (source: Reuters)
UHF F/O F10
22 Nov 99
 
Galaxy XR
24 Jan 00
HP/XIPS
Superbird 4
17 Feb 00
HP
Galaxy IVR
18 April 00
HP/XIPS Failure of primary and secondary XIPS
TDRS-H
30 June 00
 
PAS-9
28 July 00
HP/XIPS


See also