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Intelsat 805

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1998-037A

Description

INTELSAT 805 is the latest member of the INTELSAT fleet of geosynchronous satellites and was launched by an Atlas 2AS rocket from Cape Canaveral at 22:48 UT. It will provide voice, video, and internet services between Europe and the Americas after parking over at about 40-W longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 25371
  • Intelsat805

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1998-06-18
Launch Vehicle: Atlas 2AS
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Funding Agency

  • 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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