Intelsat 16 (IS-16)

Intelsat

Spacecraft nº:

Intelsat spacecraft nº:

Also called: Intelsat IS-16

Launch data:

Designation 36397 / 10006A
Launch date 12 Feb 2010 - 00:39 UT
Launch site B, LC-200/39
Launch vehicle  Proton-M / Briz-M
Mission Commercial: Communications
Geostationary orbit on Feb 27.14:
Perigee / Apogee 35776 x 35796 km
Eccentricity 0.0002
Inclination 0.07 deg
Period 1436.08 min


Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  Orbital Sciences Corp. (OSC)
Platform  Star-2.4 Bus
Operator PanAmSat --> Intelsat, Ltd
Mass at launch  2450 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  Box + 2 panels
Dimension (m) 
Equipment 24 active Ku-band transponders with two groups of 16-for-12 redundant linearized TWTA's transponders
Solar array  
Stabilization  
Propulsion IHI 500 N engine
DC power  4500 W
Design lifetime  15 yrs

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 April 2010  58.12° W 

Mission details:


Ref.: #7(JR623), #206, #226 - update: 14.05.10