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Designator id: 1991-055A

Description of INTELSAT 605 Satellite:

INTELSAT 6 F-5 was an international mammoth communications satellite launched from the Kourou Space Center in French Guiana using the Ariane booster rocket. It was placed at an altitude of 36,000 km above the equator, at 14.5 deg W over the Atlantic ocean. Owned by the 121-member International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (INTELSAT), it carried 38 C-band and 10 K-band transponders providing telephone, TV and data services to large ground stations and small terminals. It could handle 120,000 telephone calls and 3 color TV broadcasts simultaneously. Built by Hughes Space and Communications Group, the satellite stood 11.7 m tall, 3.6 m in diameter. Body mounted solar cells generated 2,250 w at end of life. It had a 10 year design life but is expected to achieve 14 years of service.

Technical data:

Launch Date: 1991-08-14
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44L
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 4224.9 kg
Nominal Power: 2250.0 W
Funding Agencies:

International Telecommunications Satellite Corporation (International)



Source: Nasa

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 21653U 91055A   12338.86760994  .00000052  00000-0  10000-3 0  3437
2 21653 007.3574 057.8353 0000683 059.1415 300.7465 00.99325149 77874

Last TLE update on :2012-12-04

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