Intelsat 904

Summary

Intelsat 904
Mission typeCommunications
OperatorIntelsat[1][2]
COSPAR ID2002-007A[1]
SATCAT no.27380[1]
Mission duration13 years[1]
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft typeSSL-1300HL[1]
ManufacturerSpace Systems/Loral[1]
Launch mass4,680.0 kg (10,317.6 lb)[1]
Dry mass2,350.0 kg (5,180.9 lb)[1]
Power8 kW
Start of mission
Launch dateFebruary 23, 2002, 06:59 (2002-02-23UTC06:59Z) UTC[3]
RocketAriane 44L H10-3[2]
Launch siteKourou ELA-2[2]
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeGeostationary
Longitude60° west[1]
Semi-major axis42,164.0 kilometres (26,199.5 mi)[4]
Eccentricity0.0002497[5]
Perigee altitude35,782.7 kilometres (22,234.3 mi)[4]
Apogee altitude35,803.7 kilometres (22,247.4 mi)[4]
Inclination0.0474°[5]
Period1,436.1 minutes[4]
RAAN105.7301°[5]
EpochMay 21, 2017[4]
Revolution no.1853[5]
Transponders
Band72 C band and 22 Ku band
Bandwidth36 MHz
Coverage areaAsia, Australia and Europe
EIRP36 dBW (C Band) 54 dBW (Ku band Europe)
Intelsat 9
 

Intelsat 904 (or IS-904[1]) is a communications satellite operated by Intelsat.

Launch

Intelsat 904 was launched by an Ariane 4 rocket from Guiana Space Centre, Kourou, French Guiana, at 06:59 UTC on February 23, 2002.[6]

Capacity and coverage

The 4,680 kilograms (10,320 lb) satellite will provide television and internet services to Europe, Asia and Australia through its 76 C band and 22 Ku band transponders after parking over 60 degrees east longitude.[6]

See also

External links

  • www.lyngsat.com/Intelsat-904.html. Lyngsat
  • www.intelsat.com. Intelsat

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Intelsat 904 (IS-904)". SatBeams – Satellite Details. Retrieved May 21, 2017.
  2. ^ a b c Krebs, Gunter. "Intelsat 9 (901, 902, 903, 904, 905, 906, 907)". Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved May 21, 2017.
  3. ^ McDowell, Jonathan. "Launch Log". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved May 21, 2017.
  4. ^ a b c d e "INTELSAT 904". N2YO. Retrieved May 21, 2017.
  5. ^ a b c d Peat, Chris. "Intelsat 904". Heavens Above. Retrieved May 21, 2017.
  6. ^ a b "Intelsat 904". NSSDC Master Catalog. Retrieved May 21, 2017.