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JCSAT 6

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1999-006A

Description

JCSAT 6 was a Japanese geosynchronous communications spacecraft that provided voice and video communications to East Asia and Japan through its 31 Ku-band transponders after parking over 124 degrees East longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 25630
  • Japanese Communications Satellite 6
  • JCSAT6

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1999-02-16
Launch Vehicle: Atlas 2AS
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 1230 kg

Funding Agency

  • Japan Satellite Systems, Inc. (Japan)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 
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