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Galaxy 9



Galaxy 9 was a geosynchronous spacecraft launched by Hughes Communications Inc from Cape Canaveral aboard a Delta 2 rocket. It provided voice and vision communications to North America.

Alternate Names

  • 23877
  • Galaxy9

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1996-05-24
Launch Vehicle: Delta II
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

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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