Intelsat 3R

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Intelsat 3R
Mission type Communications
Operator PanAmSat (1996-2006)
Intelsat (2006-2011)
COSPAR ID 1996-002A
SATCAT № 23764
Mission duration 15 years
Spacecraft properties
Bus HS-601
Manufacturer Hughes
Launch mass 2,920 kilograms (6,440 lb)
Start of mission
Launch date 12 January 1996, 23:10:00 (1996-01-12UTC23:10Z) UTC
Rocket Ariane 44L
Launch site Kourou ELA-2
Contractor Arianespace
End of mission
Disposal Decommissioned
Deactivated August 2011 (2011-09)
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Geostationary
Longitude 43° west (1996-2010)
81° west (2010-2011)
Perigee 36,070 kilometres (22,410 mi)
Apogee 36,186 kilometres (22,485 mi)
Inclination 3.57 degrees
Period 24.22 hours
Epoch 29 October 2013, 06:31:46 UTC[1]
Transponders
Band 20 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