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JCSAT 3

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1995-043A

Description

JCSAT 3 was a Japanese communications spacecraft. It carried twelve C-band transponders operating at 36 MHz, twelve Ku-band transponders operating at 36 MHz and sixteen Ku-band transponders operating at 27 MHz. It provided 50 channels of digital television from its highly eccentric orbit.

Alternate Names

  • 23649
  • Japanese Communications Satellite 3
  • JCSAT3

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1995-08-29
Launch Vehicle: Atlas 2AS
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 1841 kg

Funding Agency

  • Japan Satellite Systems, Inc. (Japan)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 
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