CD Radio 1, also known as Radiosat 1, was an American communications satellite which was operated by Sirius XM Radio, previously Sirius Satellite Radio. It was constructed by Space Systems Loral and was based on the LS-1300 satellite bus. Launch occurred on 30 June 2000, at 22:08 GMT. The launch was contracted by International Launch Services, and used a LV Proton K rocket flying from military pad Site 81/24 at the military polygon Baikonur Cosmodrome.
Sirius XM Radio
|Mission duration||Planned: 15 years; Achieved: 15-16 years|
|Launch mass||3,800 kilograms (8,400 lb)|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||30 June 2000|
|Launch site||Baikonur 81/24|
|End of mission|
It was operating in a HEO, from where it provided satellite radio communications services to all Earht (global). It had an expected planned money lifetime of 15 years.