EchoStar XI Mission Progressing

As of press time late Sunday, all systems were go for Tuesday's launch of the EchoStar XI satellite. The mission is being handled by Sea Launch.

Lift-off is planned for 10:21 p.m. Pacific Time at the opening of a two-hour launch window.

EchoStar XI will support the expansion of DISH Network capacity, including high-def services. Space Systems/Loral built the satellite.