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Telstar 19V

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2018-059A

Description

Telstar 19V (Telstar 19 VANTAGE) is a communications satellite with two high throughput payloads, one in Ku-band and the other in Ka-band. The satellite the second of a new generation of Telesat satellites optimized to serve the types of bandwidth intensive applications increasingly being used across the satellite industry. Hughes Network Systems LLC (Hughes) has made a significant commitment to utilize the satellite’s high throughput Ka-band capacity in South America to expand its broadband satellite services. The satellite has additional high throughput Ka-band capacity over Northern Canada, the Caribbean and the North Atlantic Ocean. It will also provide high throughput and conventional Ku-band capacity over Brazil, the Andean region and the North Atlantic Ocean.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2018-07-22
    Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9 Full Thrust
    Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

    Funding Agency

    • Unknown (United States)

    Discipline

    • Communications

    Additional Information

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

     
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