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Galaxy 19

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2008-045A

Description

Galaxy 19 is an American (Intelsat Corp.) geostationary communications craft that was launched by a Zenit 3SL rocket from the platform Odyssey floating on the equatorial Pacific at 154° W longitude at 09:28 UT on 24 September 2008. The 4.7 tonne (with fuel) craft carries 24 C-band, and 28 Ku-band transponders to provide video and internet services to North and Central America, after parking over 97° W longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 33376
  • Galaxy19

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2008-09-24
Launch Vehicle: Zenit 3SL
Launch Site: Odyssey (Sea Launch Platform),

Funding Agency

  • International Telecommunications Satellite Corporation (United States)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 
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