Galaxy 16 (PanAmSat 16)

Commercial / Intelsat

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Launch data:

Designation 29236 / 06023A
Launch date 18 Jun 2006 - 07:50 UT
Launch site Odyssey, POR
Launch vehicle  Zenith-3SL
Mission Commercial: Communication
Geostationary orbit:
Perigee / Apogee 35775 x 35798 km
Eccentricity 2,73E-04
Inclination 0.01°
Period 1436.1 min


Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  Space Systems/Loral
Platform  FS-1300
OperatorPanAmSat (Intelsat, Ltd.)
Mass at launch  4640 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Solar array  
Stabilization  
DC power  10000 W
Design lifetime  15 yrs - still active

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 July 2010  99.02° W 

Mission details:

24 C-band, 24 Ku-band; CONUS coverage.
Ref.: #7, #226, #238 - update: 03.11.10