|Mission duration||15 years (planned)
12 years (expected)
|Launch mass||3,000 kilograms (6,600 lb)|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||22 April 2011, 21:37UTC|
|Rocket||Ariane 5ECA VA201 (558)|
|Launch site||Kourou ELA-3|
|Perigee||35,787 kilometres (22,237 mi)|
|Apogee||35,796 kilometres (22,243 mi)|
|Epoch||28 October 2013, 23:15:47 UTC|
Intelsat 28 was built by Orbital Sciences Corporation, and is based around the STAR-2 satellite platform. Following its launch in 2011, one of its antennae failed to deploy, prevented use of part of the C-band payload, limiting the spacecraft's operational lifespan.
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- Intelsat New Dawn Website http://www.intelsat.com/network/satellite/Intelsat-New-Dawn/
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