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Azerspace 2/Intelsat 38

NSSDCA ID: 2018-074A
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Description

Intelsat 38 is a Ku-band satellite to be placed at the 45ºE orbital location. It will replace Intelsat 12 and host Direct-to-Home (DTH) platforms for Central and Eastern Europe as well as the Asia-Pacific region. Intelsat 38 will also provide connectivity for corporate networks and government applications in Africa. Intelsat 38 was built by SSL, a Maxar Technologies Ltd. company (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.) (NYSE and TSX: MAXR).

Alternate Names

  • Azerspace2/Intelsat38
  • 43632

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2018-09-25
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5 ECA
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 3500 kg

Funding Agency

  • International Telecommunications Satellite Corporation (International)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 
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