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Designator id: 1965-028A

Description of INTELSAT 1-F1 Satellite:

The Early Bird (INTELSAT 1) was the first operational satellite for the COMSAT Corporation. The satellite was cylindrical in shape, measuring 710-mm diameter and 584-mm in height, and weighed 38.6 kg. The satellite was operated by COMSAT in cooperation with the International Telecommunications Satellite Consortium (INTELSAT). It was capable of television broadcast forwarding between Europe and the US.

Technical data:

Launch Date: 1965-04-06
Launch Vehicle: Delta
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 149.0 kg

Funding Agencies:

Communications Satellite Corporation (United States)


Space Physics

Source: Nasa

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 01317U 65028A   12336.77864271 -.00000279  00000-0  10000-3 0  3414
2 01317 003.7018 294.6200 0006911 131.5986 228.6182 01.00316215 77604

Last TLE update on :2012-12-03

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