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Inmarsat 5-F3



Inmarsat 5-F3 is planned to operate from a position of 180 degrees west, joining the F1 satellite that is located at 63 degrees east and F2 at 55 degrees west. It will deliver Global Xpress services to the Pacific Ocean Region, complementing Inmarsat 5-F1’s coverage in the Indian Ocean Region and Inmarsat 5-F2’s coverage in the Americas and Atlantic Ocean Region. Global Xpress will be the first globally available high-speed mobile broadband network delivered by a single operator. It will be provided via an initial fleet of three Inmarsat 5 satellites.

Alternate Names

  • 40882
  • Inmarsat5F3

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2015-08-28
Launch Vehicle: Proton-M
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Inmarsat (International)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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