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Galaxy 3C



Galaxy 3C is an American geostationary communications spacecraft that was launched by a Zenit 3SL rocket from the Odyssey Launch Platform on the equatorial (154 deg-W longitude) Pacific Ocean at 22:39 UT on 15 June 2002. The 2.8 tonne satellite will provide direct-to-home broadcast of video and internet services to the subscribers in the USA and Latin America through its 24 C-band (34 W) and 53 Ku-band (120 W) transponders after parking over 95 deg-W longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 27445
  • Galaxy3C

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2002-06-15
Launch Vehicle: Zenit 3SL
Launch Site: Odyssey (Sea Launch Platform),

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (United States)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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