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WGS F4

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2012-003A

Description

WGS-F4 (Wideband Global SATCOM 4), a US military communications satellite, was launched from Cape Canaveral on 20 January 2012 at 00:38:00. The spacecraft, also known as USA 233, was launched by a Delta 4 rocket. WGS-F4 will be placed into geosynchronous Earth orbit and will provide communications in X- and Ka-bands.

Alternate Names

  • 38070
  • Wideband Global SATCOM 4
  • WGSF4
  • USA 233

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2012-01-20
Launch Vehicle: Delta IV
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, 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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