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Telstar 11N



Telstar 11N is a communications satellite intended for an orbital slot of 37.5° W longitude in geosynchronous orbit. This satellite was launched from Baikonur on 26 February 2009 at 18:30 UT using a Zenit-3SLB rocket with a Block DM-SLB upper stage. Telstar 11N was built by Space Systems/Loral for Telesat. The satellite will provide video and data applications for North America, Western Europe, and Africa as well as provide mobile broadband services to ships and airplanes on Atlantic transoceanic routes. The 4010 kg satellite has 39 Ku-band transponders and is designed for a service life of 15 years.

Alternate Names

  • Telstar11N
  • 34111

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2009-02-26
Launch Vehicle: Zenit 3SLB
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Telesat Canada Ltd., Ottawa (Canada)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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