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Intelsat 803



INTELSAT 803 is a geosynchronous communications spacecraft of that consortium that was launched by an Ariane 4 rocket from Kourou. The 3,455 kg satellite carries six Ku-band transponders to provide voice and video communications after parking at 175-E longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 24957
  • Intelsat803

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1997-09-23
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 4
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 3455 kg

Funding Agency

  • International Telecommunications Satellite Corporation (International)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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