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Skynet 4D

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1998-002A

Description

Skynet 4D was a British military geosynchronous communications satellite launched by a Delta 2 rocket from Cape Canaveral. The spacecraft was the first in the new series that is expected to replace the aging 1988-era series. The parking longitude was expected to be in western Europe.

Alternate Names

  • 25134

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1998-01-10
Launch Vehicle: Delta II 7925
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 1150.0 kg

Funding Agency

  • Ministry of Defence, UK (United Kingdom)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 
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