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Intelsat 903



Intelsat 903 is a geosynchronous communications spacecraft of the Intelsat consortium that was launched by a Proton-K rocket (with a DM-3 booster) from Baikonur at 17:25 UT on 30 March 2002. The 4.7 tonne (with fuel) spacecraft carries 23 C-band transponders (and several in Ku-band) to provide direct-to-home television and internet service to Europe and North America after parking over 34.5 deg-W longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 27403
  • Intelsat903

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2002-03-30
Launch Vehicle: Proton-K
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • 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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