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PANAMSAT 3R

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1996-002A

Description

PAS 3R, also known as PANAMSAT 3R, as an American geostationary communications spacecraft launched by an Ariane 44L rocket from the Kourou Space Center in French Guiana. After parking at 43.0 W longitude, the 2,900 kg spacecraft will provide TV and communications services to North and South American countries through its 16 C-band transponders.

Alternate Names

  • 23764
  • PAS 3R
  • Intelsat 3R
  • IS-3R
  • PANAMSAT3R

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1996-01-12
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44L
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 2900 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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