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Satellite Name: Directv 1R (DBS 4)
Status: deorbited
Position: 56° E (55.8° E)
NORAD: 25937
Cospar number: 1999-056A
Operator: DirecTV, Inc.
Launch date: 10-Oct-1999
Launch site: Sea Launch (Odyssey platform)
Launch vehicle: Zenit 3SL
Launch mass (kg): 3420
Dry mass (kg): 1741
Manufacturer: Boeing (Hughes)
Model (bus): HS-601HP
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 15 yrs.
Call sign: S2369/S2872
16 Ku-band transponders to provide DTH services for North America. Planned for relocation to 56East orbital position to support the ageing Bonum-1 satellite
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