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INTELSAT 3 F-8

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1970-055A

Description

Intelsat 3 F-8 was launched by NASA for the Communications Satellite Corporation. It was part of COMSAT's commercial communications satellite system. A malfunction occurred during the apogee motor firing and the satellite failed to achieve the desired orbit.

Alternate Names

  • 04478

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1970-07-23
Launch Vehicle: Delta
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 647.0 kg

Funding Agency

  • International Telecommunications Satellite Corporation (International)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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