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Inmarsat 4-F1



Inmarsat 4-F1 is a geostationary communications satellite of the international INMARSAT consortium, that was launched by an Atlas 5 rocket from Cape Canaveral at 21:42 UT on 11 March 2005. The 5.95 tonne satellite will provide direct-to-home, high-speed digital communications to much of Europe, Asia and Africa via 200 spot beams in C- and L-bands after parking over 64 deg-E longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 28628
  • Inmarsat4-F1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2005-03-11
Launch Vehicle: Atlas V
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Funding Agency

  • Inmarsat (International)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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