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Galaxy 10R

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2000-002A

Description

Galaxy 10R is an American geosynchronous communications spacecraft that was launched by an Ariane 4 rocket from Kourou at 01:12 UT. The 2,137 kg, 8.8 kW spacecraft carries 24 C-band and 24 Ku-band transponders to provide digital and video communications to nearly all of about 11,000 cable systems in North America after parking over 123-W longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 26056
  • Galaxy10R

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2000-01-25
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 4
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 2137 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (French Guiana)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 
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