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TDRS-G

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1995-035B

Description

TDRS-G was an American geostationary Tracking and Data Relay Satellite launched from the STS 70 shuttle mission. It will relay data between spacecraft and between spacecraft and ground stations in the F and Ku bands. The testing will be done for about 6 months while the TDRS is parked on 150 deg W longitude and moved to another longitude (probably 171 W) based on test results.

Alternate Names

  • TDRS 7
  • Tracking and Data Relay Satellite 7
  • 23613

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1995-07-13
Launch Vehicle: Shuttle
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 2108.0 kg
Nominal Power: 1700.0 W

Funding Agency

  • NASA-Office of Tracking and Data Acquisition (United States)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 

Personnel

NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail

Related Information/Data at NSSDC

NSSDC TDRS page
STS 70

Other Sources of TDRS Information/Data

TDRS program

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