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SATCOM C3

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1992-060B

Description

SATCOM C3 was a commercial communications satellite launched by an Ariane-4 rocket from the Kourou Space Center in French Guiana. Built and operated by GE Americom, it provided uplink, downlink, tape playback, terrestrial interconnections, and end-to-end turnkey solutions to commercial and government users in the continental US, Alaska and Hawaii. It was placed in a geosynchronous orbit at 131 degrees W.

Alternate Names

  • 22117
  • SATCOMC3

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1992-09-10
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 4
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 1375 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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