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Intelsat 33E



Intelsat 33e is the second of seven new-generation “Epic” satellites ordered by Intelsat. It will replace the Intelsat 904 spacecraft — launched by an Ariane 4 in 2002 — at 60 degrees east. Intelsat 33e is fitted with more than 70 beams and the equivalent of 269 Ku-band and C-band transponders.

Alternate Names

  • 41748
  • Intelsat33E

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2016-08-24
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 6600 kg

Funding Agency

  • International Telecommunications Satellite Corporation (United States)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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