Intelsat 3R

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Intelsat 3R
Mission typeCommunications
OperatorPanAmSat (1996-2006)
Intelsat (2006-2011)
COSPAR ID1996-002A
SATCAT no.23764
Mission duration15 years
Spacecraft properties
BusHS-601
ManufacturerHughes
Launch mass2,920 kilograms (6,440 lb)
Start of mission
Launch date12 January 1996, 23:10:00 (1996-01-12UTC23:10Z) UTC
RocketAriane 44L
Launch siteKourou ELA-2
ContractorArianespace
End of mission
DisposalDecommissioned
DeactivatedAugust 2011 (2011-09)
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeGeostationary
Longitude43° west (1996-2010)
81° west (2010-2011)
Perigee altitude36,070 kilometres (22,410 mi)
Apogee altitude36,186 kilometres (22,485 mi)
Inclination3.57 degrees
Period24.22 hours
Epoch29 October 2013, 06:31:46 UTC[1]
Transponders
Band20 C-band
20 Ku-band
 

Intelsat 3R (formerly PAS-3R) is a communications satellite owned by Intelsat located at 43° W longitude, serving the Americas market.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "INTELSAT 3R (PAS 3R) Satellite details 1996-002A NORAD 23764". N2YO. 29 October 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2013.

Coordinates: 0°N 43°W / 0°N 43°W / 0; -43