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PAS 1R (PanAmSat 1R) is an American geosynchronous communications spacecraft that was launched by an Ariane 5 rocket from Kourou at 01:07 UT. The 1,200 kg, 15 kW spacecraft carries 36 C-band and 36 Ku-band transponders to provide direct-to-home (DTH) digital video and internet services to Europe and the Americas after parking over 45 deg-W longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 26608
  • PanAmSat 1R
  • Intelsat 1R
  • PAS1R

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2000-11-16
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 1200 kg

Funding Agencies

  • Unknown (United States)
  • International Telecommunications Satellite Corporation (International)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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