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WGS F3

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2009-068A

Description

WGS F3, the US military's third Wideband Global SATCOM geostationary communications satellite, was launched on a Delta 4 rocket from Cape Canaveral at 01:47 UT on 06 December 2009. The satellite is intended for an orbital slot of 12° W longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 36108
  • WGSF3

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2009-12-06
Launch Vehicle: Delta IV
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (United States)

Disciplines

  • Communications
  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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

 
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