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PANAMSAT 7

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1998-052A

Description

PAS 7 (PanAmSat 7) is an American geostationary communications spacecraft that was launched by an Ariane 44LP rocket from Kourou at 06:31 UT. The 3,838 kg satellite carries 40 Ku-band and 18 C-band transponders to provide voice and video communications to Europe and West Asia, after parking at 68.5-E longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 25473
  • PAS 7
  • IS-7
  • Intelsat 7
  • PANAMSAT7
  • 1998-052A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1998-09-16
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44LP
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 3838 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

 

Personnel

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