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RCA-SATCOM 5

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1982-105A

Description

RCA-SATCOM 5 was the sixth in a series of RCA-GLOBCOM commercial communications satellites, launched into a geosynchronous orbit from Cape Canaveral. The Delta rocket performed nominally, placing the spacecraft and its apogee boost motor (ABM) into the desired transfer orbit that permitted the propulsion systems to meet the mission's objectives.

Alternate Names

  • RCA-SATCOM V
  • 13631

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1982-10-28
Launch Vehicle: Delta
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 589.5 kg

Funding Agency

  • Radio Corporation of America (United States)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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