Intelsat 11

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Intelsat 11
Mission type Communications
Operator Intelsat
COSPAR ID 2007-044B
SATCAT № 32253
Mission duration 15 years
Spacecraft properties
Bus Star-2
Manufacturer Orbital Sciences
Launch mass 2,491 kilograms (5,492 lb)
Start of mission
Launch date 5 October 2007, 22:02 (2007-10-05UTC22:02Z) UTC
Rocket Ariane 5GS
Launch site Kourou ELA-3
Contractor Arianespace
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Geostationary
Longitude 43° west
Transponders
Band 16 C-band
18 Ku-band
Frequency C-band
36 MHz
Coverage area Americas

Intelsat 11 is a communications satellite owned by Intelsat planned to be located at 43° W longitude, serving the Americas market. Intelsat 11 is intended to replace Intelsat 3R which is nearing the end of its design life. It was built by Orbital Sciences Corporation, as part of its Star-2 Bus line.[1] Intelsat 11 was formerly known as PAS-11. It was launched 2007-10-05 by an Ariane 5 GS.[2]

The clients for Intelsat 11 are expected to include the current clients for Intelsat 3R.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Intelsat 11". Orbital Sciences Corporation. 
  2. ^ "Arianespace boosts Intelsat 11 and Optus D2 into orbit". Arianespace. 

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