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Galaxy 14



Galaxy 14 is an American geostationary communications satellite that was launched by a Soyuz-FG rocket from Baikonur at 23:28 UT on 13 August 2005. The 2,100 kg satellite carries 22 C-band transponders to provide entertainment and information services to cable channels and direct-to-home receivers in North and South America, after parking over 125° W longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 28790
  • Galaxy14

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2005-08-13
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz FG
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan
Mass: 2100 kg

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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