Intelsat 905

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Intelsat 905
Mission typeCommunications
OperatorIntelsat[1][2]
COSPAR ID2002-027A[1]
SATCAT no.27438[1]
Mission duration13 years[1]
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft typeSSL-1300HL[1]
ManufacturerSpace Systems/Loral[1]
Launch mass4,723.0 kg (10,412.4 lb)[1]
Dry mass1,984.0 kg (4,374.0 lb)[1]
Start of mission
Launch dateJune 5, 2002, 06:44 (2002-06-05UTC06:44Z) UTC[3]
RocketAriane 44L H10-3[2]
Launch siteKourou ELA-2[2]
ContractorArianespace
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeGeostationary
Longitude24.5° west[1]
Semi-major axis42,164.0 kilometres (26,199.5 mi)[4]
Perigee altitude35,780.9 kilometres (22,233.2 mi)[4]
Apogee altitude35,806.5 kilometres (22,249.1 mi)[4]
Inclination0.0°[4]
Period1,436.1 minutes[4]
EpochMay 23, 2017[4]
Transponders
Band76 C band and 22 Ku band
Bandwidth36 MHz
Coverage areaAfrica, Middle East
EIRP31-54 dBW
Intelsat 9
 

Intelsat 905 (or IS-905[1]) is a communications satellite operated by Intelsat.

Launch[edit]

Intelsat 905 was launched by a Ariane 4 rocket from Guiana Space Centre, French Guiana, at 06:44 UTC on June 5, 2002.[5]

Capacity and coverage[edit]

It will provide voice, video, and internet services to all countries adjoining the Atlantic Ocean through its 72 C band and 22 Ku band transponders after parking over 24.5 degrees west longitude.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Intelsat 905 (IS-905)". SatBeams – Satellite Details. Retrieved May 23, 2017.
  2. ^ a b c Krebs, Gunter. "Intelsat 9 (901, 902, 903, 904, 905, 906, 907)". Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved May 23, 2017.
  3. ^ McDowell, Jonathan. "Launch Log". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved May 23, 2017.
  4. ^ a b c d e f "INTELSAT 905". N2YO. Retrieved May 23, 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Intelsat 905". NSSDC Master Catalog. Retrieved May 23, 2017.