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PAS 10

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2001-019A

Description

PAS 10 (PanAmSat 10) is an American geosynchronous communications spacecraft that was launched from Baikonur by a Proton-K rocket (with a DM-3 booster) at 01:11 UT on 15 May 2001. The 3.7 kg (with fuel) satellite carries 48 transponders (24 in C-band and 24 in Ku-band) to provide direct-to-home video channels to Europe, Middle-East, and South Africa after parking over 68.5 deg-E longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 26766
  • PanAmSat 10
  • Intelsat 10
  • IS-10
  • PAS10

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2001-05-15
Launch Vehicle: Proton-K
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agencies

  • Unknown (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

 
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