Intelsat 702

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Intelsat 702
Mission typeCommunications
OperatorIntelsat
COSPAR ID1994-034A
SATCAT no.23124
Mission duration15 years design life
Spacecraft properties
BusHS-601
ManufacturerHughes
Launch mass3,695 kilograms (8,146 lb)
Start of mission
Launch date17 June 1994, 07:07:19 (1994-06-17UTC07:07:19Z) UTC
RocketAriane 44LP H10+
Launch siteKourou ELA-2
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeGeostationary
Longitude32.9° E
Semi-major axis42,542 kilometres (26,434 mi)
Perigee altitude36,155.5 kilometres (22,466.0 mi)
Apogee altitude36,188.6 kilometres (22,486.6 mi)
Inclination4.4 degrees
Period1,455.5 minutes
EpochApril 28, 2017
Transponders
Band26 C band
10 Ku band
Intelsat VII
 

Intelsat 701 (also known as IS-702 and Intelsat 7-F2) is a geostationary communication satellite that was built by Space Systems/Loral (SSL). It is located in the orbital position of 32.9 degrees east longitude and it is currently in an inclined orbit. The same is owned by Intelsat. The satellite was based on the HS-601 platform and its estimated useful life was 15 years.

The satellite was successfully launched into space on June 17, 1994, at 07:07:19 UTC, using an Ariane 44L vehicle from the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana, together with the satellites STRV 1A and STRV 1B. It had a launch mass of 3,695 kg.

The Intelsat 702 is equipped with 26 transponders in C band and 10 in Ku band to provide broadcasting, business-to-home services, telecommunications, VSATnetworks.

External links

  • Intelsat 702 TBS satellite
  • Intelsat 7 Gunter's Space Page
  • Intelsat 702 SatBeams