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Detailed information about INTELSAT 4A-F6 satellite

Designator id: 1978-035A

Description of INTELSAT 4A-F6 Satellite:

INTELSAT 4A F-5 was one of a series of INTELSATs which form the global satellite system of the International Telecommunications Satellite Consortium, which consists of more than 80 member countries, represented by the Communications Satellite Corporation, the U.S. builds some of the INTELSATs and operates some of the ground stations. The present INTELSAT communication satellites are now in geostationary orbits above the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans, providing thousands of new intercontinential radio links. In keeping with the trend toward more versatile world-wide communications, the new INTELSATs provide multiple access capabilities. The spacecraft was launched into a geostationary orbit and was located to meet COMSAT's international communications capability requirements.


Technical data:

Launch Date: 1978-03-31
Launch Vehicle: Atlas-Centaur
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 825.5 kg

Funding Agencies:

International Telecommunications Satellite Corporation (International)
Unknown (United States)

Disciplines:

Communications

Source: Nasa

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 10778U 78035A   12338.77946780  .00000026  00000-0  10000-3 0  7867
2 10778 014.6452 359.3511 0005388 155.9727 204.0567 01.00303698 72681

Last TLE update on :2012-12-04

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