Galaxy 5

Summary

Galaxy 5
Mission typeCommunications
OperatorPanAmSat
COSPAR ID1992-013A
SATCAT no.21906
Mission duration15 years
Spacecraft properties
BusHS-376
ManufacturerHughes
Launch mass1,412 kilograms (3,113 lb)[1]
Start of mission
Launch date14 March 1992, 00:00 (1992-03-14Z) UTC
RocketAtlas I
Launch siteCape Canaveral LC-36B
End of mission
DeactivatedJanuary 2005 (January 2005)
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeGeostationary
Longitude176° E[2]
Transponders
Band24 C-band
0 Ku-band
Coverage areaNorth America
 

Galaxy 5 is a communications satellite operated by PanAmSat from 2000 to 2005. It spent most of its operational life at an orbital location of 176° E. Galaxy 5 was launched on March 14, 1992, with an Atlas launch vehicle from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, United States, and covered North America with twenty-four transponders each on the C- and zero in Ku band.

Galaxy 5 was retired in January 2005.

Specifications

References

  1. ^ Wade, Mark. "Galaxy". Encyclopedia Astronautica. Retrieved May 8, 2018.
  2. ^ SatBeams. "Galaxy 5". Retrieved May 8, 2018.
  3. ^ n2yo.com. "Galaxy 5". Retrieved May 8, 2018.

External links

  • www.vincor.com/satchart/chart_g5c.html/

Coordinates: 0°N 176°E / 0°N 176°E / 0; 176