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Telesat 5



Telesat 5 was deployed by the STS 5 mission. It was a Canadian commercial communications satellite.

Alternate Names

  • 13652
  • Anik-C3
  • Telesat5

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1982-11-12
Launch Vehicle: Shuttle
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 632.3 kg

Funding Agencies

  • Telesat Canada Ltd., Ottawa (Canada)
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (United States)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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