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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.

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    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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