PAS-4

Summary

PAS-4
NamesIntelsat 15
Mission typeCommunications
OperatorPanAmSat
Intelsat
COSPAR ID1995-040A
SATCAT no.23636
Mission duration15 years
Spacecraft properties
BusHS-601
ManufacturerHughes
Launch mass3,043 kg (6,709 lb)
Start of mission
Launch date22:58, August 3, 1995 (UTC) (1995-08-03T22:58Z)[1]
RocketAriane-42L H10-3
Launch siteKourou ELA-2
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeGeostationary
Longitude72° E
Transponders
Band30 (+8 spares) Ku band
Coverage areaEurope, Near East, Asia, Africa
 

PANAMSAT 4, also known as PAS 4, was an American geostationary spacecraft that was launched by an Ariane rocket from the Kourou Space Center in French Giuana. The 3,043 kg spacecraft carried 16 30-watt C-band transponders and 24 60-watt Ku-band transponders and was expected to provide 320 radio channels and 120 "DirecTV" channels. The parking longitude is 69 deg E. (From NASA National Space Science Data Center)

References

  1. ^ Krebs, Gunter Dirk. PAS 2, 3, 3R, 4 → Intelsat 2, 3R, 4. Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved April 23, 2017.