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DBS 3

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1995-029A

Description

DBS 3, and American geostationary communications spacecraft owned by DirecTV Inc, was launched by an Ariane 42-P rocket from the Kourou Space Center in French Guiana. After reaching a parking longitude of 100.8 deg W, it will provide 30 TV channels.

Alternate Names

  • 23598
  • DBS3
  • 1995-029A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1995-06-10
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 42P
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 2934 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown United States

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 

Personnel

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