Intelsat 16

Summary

Intelsat 16
Mission typeCommunications
OperatorIntelsat
COSPAR ID2010-006A
SATCAT no.36397
Mission duration15 years
Spacecraft properties
BusStar-2.4
ManufacturerOrbital Sciences
Launch mass2,056 kilograms (4,533 lb)
Start of mission
Launch date12 February 2010, 00:39:40 (2010-02-12UTC00:39:40Z) UTC
RocketProton-M/Briz-M
Launch siteBaikonur 200/39
ContractorInternational Launch Services
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeGeostationary
Longitude58° west
Perigee altitude35,781 kilometres (22,233 mi)
Apogee altitude35,803 kilometres (22,247 mi)
Inclination0.01 degrees
Period23.93 hours
Epoch24 December 2013, 12:13:29 UTC[1]
Transponders
Band24 Ku-band
Bandwidth36 MHz
Coverage areaMexico
Brazil
 

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.

References

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