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INTELSAT 706

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1995-023A

Description

Intelsat 706 was a geostationary communications spacecraft of the Intelsat consortium and was launched from the Kourou Space Center in French Guiana by an Ariane rocket. It will be parked over the Atlantic ocean and has the capability to relay 110,000 telephone calls simultaneously.

Alternate Names

  • 23571

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1995-05-17
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44LP
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 4180.0 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.

 
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