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Intelsat 20

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2012-043A

Description

Intelsat 20 is the 47th satellite that Space Systems/Loral will provide to Intelsat, the leading provider of Fixed Satellite Services (FSS) worldwide. Intelsat 20 will replace the Intelsat 7 and Intelsat 10 satellites, which are co-located at 68.5 degrees East longitude. The new satellite’s C- and Ku-band payload is optimized for high-power distribution of video, voice and data network services.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2012-08-02
    Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5 ECA
    Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana

    Funding Agency

    • International Telecommunications Satellite Corporation (International)

    Discipline

    • Communications

    Additional Information

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

     
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