Intelsat 1R

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Intelsat 1R
Mission typeCommunications
OperatorPanAmSat (2000-2006)
Intelsat (2006—2016)
COSPAR ID2000-072A
SATCAT no.26608
Mission duration15 years
Spacecraft properties
BusBSS-702
ManufacturerBoeing
Launch mass4,792 kilograms (10,565 lb)
Start of mission
Launch date16 November 2000, 01:07:07 (2000-11-16UTC01:07:07Z) UTC
RocketAriane 5G
Launch siteKourou ELA-3
ContractorArianespace
End of mission
Deactivated2016
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeGeostationary
Longitude45° west (2000-2010)
50° west (since 2010)
Perigee35,787 kilometres (22,237 mi)
Apogee35,799 kilometres (22,244 mi)
Inclination0.00 degrees
Period23.93 hours
Epoch28 October 2013, 09:09:08[1]
Transponders
Band36 C-band
36 Ku-band

Intelsat 1R (formerly PAS-1R) is a retired communications satellite owned by Intelsat located at 50° W longitude, serving Americas, the Caribbean, Europe and Africa. The satellite was replaced by Intelsat 14 at 45°W in 2010 and moved to 50°W, where it was finally replaced by Intelsat 29e ,Now at 157°E.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "INTELSAT 1R (PAS 1R) Satellite details 2000-072A NORAD 26608". N2YO. 28 October 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2013.

Coordinates: 0°N 50°W / 0°N 50°W / 0; -50