Galaxy 17

Commercial / Intelsat

Spacecraft n°:

Comm. spacecraft n°:


Launch data:

Designation 31307 / 07016B
Launch date 04 May 2007 - 22:29 UT
Launch site Ko, ELA-3
Launch vehicle  Ariane-5ECA (V-176)
Mission Commercial: Communications
Geostationary orbit:
Perigee / Apogee 35774 x 35799 km
Eccentricity 2,97E-04
Inclination 0.02°
Period 1436.1 min


Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  Thales Alenia Space
Operator Intelsat, Ltd
Platform  Spacebus 3000B3
Mass at launch  4100 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Solar array  
Stabilization  
DC power  9500 W
Design lifetime  15 yrs - still active

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 ~20 Mar 2008 286°E manoeuvred off-station,
drifting to the west
 23 Jun 2008  drifting to the East
 July 2010 91.01° W 

Mission details:


Astrophilately covers:

Ariane-5

Launch cancel Kourou.

Ariane-5

Headquarter cancel Paris.

Credit covers: J.VdDr.

Ref.: #7(JR580), #78a, #207, #225(0803, 08.06), #226, #415 - update: 14.01.20 Home