|Mission duration||15 years (planned)|
|Launch mass||5,511 kilograms (12,150 lb)|
|Dry mass||2,479 kilograms (5,465 lb)|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||July 16, 2008, 05:20UTC|
|Launch site||Ocean Odyssey|
|Band||29 Ku band|
|Coverage area||Contiguous United States|
EchoStar XI, also known as EchoStar 11, is an American geostationary communications satellite which is operated by EchoStar on behalf of Dish Network. It is positioned in Geostationary orbit at a longitude of 110° West, from where it is used to provide direct broadcasting services to the United States.
EchoStar XI was built by SSL, and is based on the LS-1300 satellite bus. It is equipped with 29 Ku band transponders, and at launch it had a mass of 5,511 kilograms (12,150 lb), with an expected operational lifespan of 16 years. The satellite was launched using a Sea Launch Zenit-3SL carrier rocket flying from the Ocean Odyssey launch platform. The launch occurred on 16 July 2008.