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RCA-SATCOM 4

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1982-004A

Description

RCA-SATCOM 4 was a domestic communications satellite flown for RCA by NASA. It provided vital communications service to US forces throughout the world and reliable service without gaps in range or need for more than one ground relay station. It also provided thousands of voice and data channels originating at many ground terminals simultaneously.

Alternate Names

  • 13035
  • RCA-SATCOM IV
  • RCA-SATCOM4

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1982-01-16
Launch Vehicle: Delta
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 1082 kg

Funding Agency

  • GE American Communications, Inc. (United States)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 
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