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INTELSAT 709

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1996-035A

Description

Intelsat 709 was a geosynchronous communications satellite of the INTELSAT consortium. It was launched by an Ariane 44P rocket from the Kourou site in French Guiana and carried 36 Ku- and C-band transponders to serve the Atlantic ocean region.

Alternate Names

  • 23915

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1996-06-15
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44P
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana

Funding Agency

  • International Telecommunications Satellite Corporation (International)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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