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Inmarsat-5 F2

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2015-005A

Description

The Boeing Space and Intelligence Systems built Inmarsat-5 F2 communications satellite is based on the BSS-702HP Platform.

The 6,070 kg bird sports 89 ka-band transponders and will enjoy a busy service life of 15 years at an orbital location of 55 degrees West.

The satellite is part of the Inmarsat Global Xpress (GX) system, which will be the first globally available high-speed broadband network. It will be delivered over three Inmarsat-5 satellites and will offer the unique combination of global coverage from a single operator and the network reliability.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2015-02-01
    Launch Vehicle: Proton-M
    Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

    Funding Agency

    • Inmarsat United States

    Discipline

    • Communications

    Additional Information

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

     

    Personnel

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