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INTELSAT 4 F-2

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1971-006A

Description

The objectives of the Intelsat 4 F-2 satellite were to provide the equivalent of 3,000 to 9,000 telephone circuits simultaneously, 12 color television channels, or a combination of telephone, television, and other forms of communication traffic between North America, South America, and western Europe. The spin-stabilized, cylindrical satellite was 237.49 cm in diameter, 61 cm high, and contained 12 communication transponders, six antennas, and 42,240 solar cells.

Alternate Names

  • 04881
  • INT4F-2
  • INTELSAT4F-2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1971-01-26
Launch Vehicle: Atlas
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 706 kg

Funding Agency

  • International Telecommunications Satellite Corporation (International)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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