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INTELSAT 2 F-1

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1966-096A

Description

Intelsat 2 F-1 was a COMSAT Corporation commercial communications satellite. The apogee monitor malfunctioned and resulted in the spacecraft ending up in an elliptical orbit.

Alternate Names

  • Atlantic 1
  • Canary Bird
  • Lanny Bird 2F1
  • INTELSAT 2A
  • 02514

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1966-10-26
Launch Vehicle: Delta
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 355.0 kg

Funding Agency

  • International Telecommunications Satellite Corporation (International)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 

Personnel

NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
Mr. C. P. Smith, Jr.Project ManagerNASA Goddard Space Flight Center 
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