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Telstar 6

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1999-005A

Description

Telstar 6 was an geosynchronous communications spacecraft that carries 24 C-band and 28 Ku-band transponders to provide voice and video communications to the United States and Canada.

Alternate Names

  • 25626
  • Galaxy 26
  • G-26
  • Telstar6
  • 1999-005A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1999-02-15
Launch Vehicle: Proton
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana

Funding Agencies

  • Loral Skynet 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

NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
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