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INTELSAT 5 F-9

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1984-057A

Description

Intelsat 5G F-9 was a COMSAT Corporation commercial communications satellite. It was part of an advanced series of spacecraft used to provide increased telecommunications capacity for Intelsat's global network. It carried a Maritime Communications Services (MCS) package for INMARSAT, however, the launch vehicle failed to place the satellite into a useful orbit.

Alternate Names

  • 15034
  • INTELSAT5F-9

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1984-06-09
Launch Vehicle: Atlas
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 1091 kg

Funding Agency

  • International Telecommunications Satellite Corporation (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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