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Satellite Name: Intelsat 901 (IS-901)
Status: active
Position: 29° W (29.5° W)
NORAD: 26824
Cospar number: 2001-024A
Operator: Intelsat
Launch date: 9-Jun-2001
Launch site: Cape Canaveral
Launch vehicle: Atlas 2AS (Atlas IIAS)
Launch mass (kg): 4723
Dry mass (kg): 1972
Manufacturer: Space Systems Loral (SSL)
Model (bus): LS-1300
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 25 yrs.
Call sign: S2405
Beacon(s): 3947.5RHCP, 3948.0RHCP, 3950.0V, 3952.0RHCP, 3952.5RHCP, 11198RHCP, 11452RHCP
Details:
44 C-band and 12 Ku-band transponders, broadcasting, business services, direct-to-home TV broadcasting, telecommunications, VSAT networks. Planned for deployment to the 27.5° W.L. orbital location. The satellite will be raised to 300 km above the geostationary arc and dock with the MEV-1 (S2990) spacecraft. Intelsat 901 will then be reinserted to 27.5° W.L as a combined vehicle stack (“CVS”) with MEV-1.
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