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Detailed information about INMARSAT 2-F1 satellite

Designator id: 1990-093A

Description of INMARSAT 2-F1 Satellite:

Inmarsat 2-F1 was a maritime satellite launched using the Delta launch vehicle from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base for the International Maritime Satellite Organization. It was a new-generation mobile communications satellite and was box-shaped, 2.5 m high by 1.5 m long by 1.4 m wide. Solar arrays spanning 15.2 m provided 1,200 W. The communications payload, supplied by Hughes Aircraft Company, provided 250 ship-to-shore, shore-to-ship, aeronautical and land mobile voice circuits. The mobile link was via L-band; fixed-ground links via C-band. The payload used 4 separate cup-dipole phased-array antennas for both frequencies. Stationed above 64.5 deg e, it increased transmission capacity over the Indian Ocean area by a factor of six.


Technical data:

Launch Date: 1990-10-30
Launch Vehicle: Delta
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 690.0 kg
Nominal Power: 1200.0 W
Funding Agencies:

Inmarsat (International)

Disciplines:

Communications

Source: Nasa

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 20918U 90093A   12337.66034352 -.00000344  00000-0  10000-3 0  2388
2 20918 009.1950 043.1261 0003226 219.1121 156.3787 01.00268789 77353

Last TLE update on :2012-12-04

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