Intelsat 16

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Intelsat 16
Mission type Communications
Operator Intelsat
COSPAR ID 2010-006A
SATCAT no. 36397
Mission duration 15 years
Spacecraft properties
Bus Star-2.4
Manufacturer Orbital Sciences
Launch mass 2,056 kilograms (4,533 lb)
Start of mission
Launch date 12 February 2010, 00:39:40 (2010-02-12UTC00:39:40Z) UTC
Rocket Proton-M/Briz-M
Launch site Baikonur 200/39
Contractor International Launch Services
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Geostationary
Longitude 58° west
Perigee 35,781 kilometres (22,233 mi)
Apogee 35,803 kilometres (22,247 mi)
Inclination 0.01 degrees
Period 23.93 hours
Epoch 24 December 2013, 12:13:29 UTC[1]
Band 24 Ku-band
Bandwidth 36 MHz
Coverage area Mexico

Intelsat 16 is a communications satellite owned by Intelsat planned to be located at 58°W.L.. It was built by Orbital Sciences Corporation, on a Star-2.4 bus. Intelsat 16 was formerly known as PAS-11R. It was launched on February 12, 2010 by ILS Proton-M launch vehicle.


  1. ^ "INTELSAT 16 Satellite details 2010-006A NORAD 36397". N2YO. 24 December 2013. Retrieved 25 December 2013.