Galaxy 3C

Coordinates: 0°N 95°W / 0°N 95°W / 0; -95
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Galaxy 3C
Mission typeCommunications
OperatorPanAmSat / Intelsat
COSPAR ID2002-030A Edit this at Wikidata
SATCAT no.27445
Mission duration15 years
Spacecraft properties
ManufacturerBoeing Satellite Systems
Launch mass4,860 kilograms (10,710 lb)
Dry mass2,873 kilograms (6,334 lb)
Power15 kW
Start of mission
Launch date15 June 2002, 22:39:30 (2002-06-15UTC22:39:30Z) UTC
Launch siteSea Launch
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
Longitude95° west[1]
Band24 C-band
16 Ku-band
Coverage areaNorth America, Canada, United States & Mexico

Galaxy 3C (or Galaxy 13) is a communications satellite operated by PanAmSat from 2000 to 2006, and by Intelsat from 2006 to today. It spent most of its operational life at an orbital location of 95° W. Galaxy 3C was launched on June 15, 2002, with a Зенит 3SL Zenit launch vehicle, from 154°w, 00°s, and covered North America & S. America (optional) with twenty-four transponders each on the C- and sixteen in Ku band.


  1. ^ SatBeams. "Galaxy 3C (G-3C)". Retrieved May 7, 2018.

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