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Galaxy 1R



Galaxy 1R was a US geostationary spacecraft launched by a Delta 2 rocket from Cape Canaveral. It carried 24 C-band transponders and replaced the aging Galaxy 1, which was expected to become inoperable in April 1994.

Alternate Names

  • 23016
  • Galaxy1R

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1994-02-19
Launch Vehicle: Delta II 7925
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 1391 kg

Funding Agency

  • Pan American Satellite (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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