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Intelsat 16



Intelsat 16 (IS 16), a commercial communications satellite, was launched from Baikonur on a Proton M rocket with a Breeze M upper stage on 12 February 2010 at 00:39 UT. The spacecraft was placed into a geosynchronous orbit at 58°W longitude. IS 16 carries 24 Ku-band transponders and will provide direct-to-home programming to customers in Mexico and Brazil.

Alternate Names

  • 36397
  • Intelsat16
  • IS 16

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2010-02-12
Launch Vehicle: Proton-M
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • International Telecommunications Satellite Corporation (International)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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