Intelsat 11

Summary

Intelsat 11
Mission typeCommunications
OperatorIntelsat
COSPAR ID2007-044B
SATCAT no.32253
Mission duration15 years (planned)
Spacecraft properties
BusSTAR-2
ManufacturerOrbital Sciences
Launch mass2491 kg
Start of mission
Launch date5 October 2007, 22:02 (2007-10-05UTC22:02Z) UTC
RocketAriane 5 GS
Launch siteKourou, ELA-3
ContractorArianespace
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric orbit
RegimeGeostationary orbit
Longitude43.0° West
Transponders
Band16 C-band
18 Ku-band
Bandwidth36 MHz
Coverage areaAmericas and Europe
 

Intelsat 11 is a communications satellite owned by Intelsat planned to be located at 43.0° West longitude, serving the Americas market. Intelsat 11 is intended to replace Intelsat 3R which is nearing the end of its design life. It was built by Orbital Sciences Corporation, as part of its STAR-2 line.[1] Intelsat 11 was formerly known as PAS-11. It was launched 5 October 2007 by an Ariane 5 GS.[2]

The customers for Intelsat 11 are expected to include the current customers for Intelsat 3R.

References

  1. ^ "Intelsat 11". Orbital Sciences Corporation.
  2. ^ "Arianespace boosts Intelsat 11 and Optus D2 into orbit". Arianespace. Archived from the original on 1 June 2008.

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