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Detailed information about INTELSAT 8 (PAS 8) satellite

Designator id: 1998-065A

Description of INTELSAT 8 (PAS 8) Satellite:

PANAMSAT 8 was an American geosynchronous communications spacecraft. It carries 24 C-band and 24 Ku-band transponders to provide digital television channels after parking over 166 degrees E longitude. It was based on the Space Systems/Loral three-axis, body-FS-1300 bus, whose modular design has proven its worth during some 275 years of cumulative on-orbit service. Solar arrays and nickel-hydrogen batteries provided uninterrupted electrical power.

Technical data:

Launch Date: 1998-11-04
Launch Vehicle: Proton-K
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan
Mass: 2100.0 kg

Funding Agencies:

Pan American Satellite (United States)
International Telecommunications Satellite Corporation (International)



Source: Nasa

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 25522U 98065A   12341.49563655 -.00000018  00000-0  10000-3 0  2928
2 25522 000.0068 274.7369 0003249 323.9557 184.4407 01.00273180 51682

Last TLE update on :2012-12-07

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