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Satellite Name: XM 1 (XM Roll)
Status: deorbited
Position: 39° W (39° W)
NORAD: 26761
Cospar number: 2001-018A
Operator: XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc./Sirius Satellite Radio
Launch date: 8-May-2001
Launch site: Sea Launch (Odyssey platform)
Launch vehicle: Zenit 3SL
Launch mass (kg): 4682
Dry mass (kg): 2746
Manufacturer: Boeing (Hughes)
Model (bus): BSS-702
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 15 yrs.
Call sign: S2118
Beacon(s): 2339.2, 2339.7, 2344.0, 2344.5
Details:
13.3 kw Digital Audio Radio, 2 active S-band transponders, each w/16 active (6 spare) 228-w TWTAs. Backup satellite for XM 3 (XM Rhythm). Planned for relocation to 39W orbital location by May 20, 2016 before its scheduled retirement.
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