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Estrela Do Sul

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2004-001A

Description

Estrela Do Sul (TELSTAR 14) is a Brazilian geostationary communications satellite that was launched by a Zenit 3-SL rocket from the Odyssey platform floating at 154 deg-W longitude on the equatorial Pacific Ocean at 04:13 UT on 11 January 2004. The 4.7 tonne satellite will provide direct-to-home video and internet services to Brazil and North America through its 41 Ku-band transponders after parking over 63 deg-W longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 28137
  • Telstar 14
  • EstrelaDoSul

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2004-01-11
Launch Vehicle: Zenit 3SL
Launch Site: Odyssey (Sea Launch Platform),

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Brazil)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 
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