Intelsat 21

Summary

Intelsat 21
Mission typeCommunications
OperatorIntelsat
COSPAR ID2012-045A
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Mission duration15 years
Spacecraft properties
BusBSS-702MP
ManufacturerBoeing Satellite Systems
Start of mission
Launch date19 August 2012, 06:54:59 (2012-08-19UTC06:54:59Z) UTC
RocketZenit-3SL
Launch siteOdyssey
ContractorSea Launch
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeGeostationary
Longitude58° West
Period24 hours
Transponders
Band40 IEEE C band
40 IEEE Ku band
Coverage areaCanada
United States
Latin America
Caribbean
Europe
 

Intelsat 21 is a communications satellite manufactured by Boeing Space Systems for the Intelsat Corp, based on the BSS-702MP platform.[1] It was launched on 19 August 2012 from a mobile platform in the equatorial Pacific Ocean.[2][3] and replaces the Intelsat 9 satellite at 58° West Longitude.

References

  1. ^ "Boeing 702MP Fleet - Intelsat". Boeing. Archived from the original on 2013-02-08.
  2. ^ Miramar-Garcia, Gabriel. "Intelsat launches satellite for Latin America TV capacity". Rapid TV News. Retrieved 28 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Satellite Database - Satlaunch.org". satlaunch.org. Retrieved 2020-03-23.

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