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Detailed information about INTELSAT 601 satellite

Designator id: 1991-075A

Description of INTELSAT 601 Satellite:

INTELSAT 6 F-1 was a telecommunications satellite launched from the Kourou Space Center in French Guiana using the Ariane booster rocket. The spacecraft was capable of handling 120,000 telephone, 3 television broadcasts, and other services simultaneously. Its system of directional antennas allowed the satellite to cover the entire American, European, and African continents by means of a reconfiguration. Owned by the 121-member International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (INTELSAT), it carried 38 C-band and 10 K-band transponders. The massive commsat, built by Hughes Space and Communications Group, stood 11.7 m tall, 3.6 m in diameter. Body mounted solar cells generated 2,250 w at end of life.


Technical data:

Launch Date: 1991-10-29
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44L
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 4259.2 kg
Nominal Power: 2250.0 W
Funding Agencies:

International Telecommunications Satellite Corporation (International)

Disciplines:

Communications

Source: Nasa

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 21765U 91075A   12338.60448004 -.00000317  00000-0  10000-3 0  4414
2 21765 007.3312 056.6915 0001798 219.1964 140.6723 00.99592331 77084

Last TLE update on :2012-12-04

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