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INTELSAT 4A F-5

NSSDCA ID: INT4AF5
COSPAR ID: 

Description

Intelsat 4A F-5 was one of a series of Intelsats intended to form the global satellite system of the International Telecommunications Satellite Consortium, which consists of more than 80 member countries, represented by the Communications Satellite Corporation, the U.S. builds some of the Intelsats and operates some of the ground stations. The mission failed because a gas generator hot gas leak caused the Atlas rocket to fail.

Alternate Names

  • INTELSAT4AF-5

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1977-09-29
Launch Vehicle: Atlas
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

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

 

Personnel

NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
Mr. Henry O. SloneProject ScientistNASA Lewis Research Center
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