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PANAMSAT 4

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1995-040A

Description

PANAMSAT 4, also known as PAS 4, was an American geostationary spacecraft that was launched by an Ariane rocket from the Kourou Space Center in French Giuana. The 3,043 kg spacecraft carried 16 30-watt C-band transponders and 24 60-watt Ku-band transponders and was expected to provide 320 radio channels and 120 "DirecTV" channels. The parking longitude is 69 deg E.

Alternate Names

  • PAS 4
  • 23636
  • Intelsat 4
  • IS-4
  • PANAMSAT4

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1995-08-03
Launch Vehicle: Ariane
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 3043 kg

Funding Agencies

  • Pan American Satellite (United States)
  • International Telecommunications Satellite Corporation (International)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 
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