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Intelsat 19



The rejuvinated Sea Launch company launched for the second time since reforming, as their Zenit 3SL lifted off from the Odyssey Launch Platform in the Pacific Ocean. The 05:23 UT launch lofted the Intelsat 19 telecommunications satellite into orbit, where it was to replace the aging Intelsat 8. IS-19 mass at launch was 5,600 kilograms. It has an expected lifetime on orbit of over 15 years from its orbital location as part of Intelsat's on-going fleet investment program.

Alternate Names

  • 38356
  • Intelsat19

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2012-06-01
Launch Vehicle: Zenit 3
Launch Site: Odyssey (Sea Launch Platform),
Mass: 5600 kg


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Additional Information

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