Intelsat 902

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Intelsat 902
Mission type Communications
Operator Intelsat
COSPAR ID 2001-039A
SATCAT no. 26900
Mission duration 13 years
Spacecraft properties
Bus SSL 1300HL
Manufacturer Space Systems/Loral
Launch mass 4,725.0 kilograms (10,416.8 lb)
Dry mass 1,972.0 kilograms (4,347.5 lb)
Power 8,6 kW
Start of mission
Launch date 30 August 2001, 06:46 (2001-08-30UTC06:46Z) UTC
Rocket Ariane 44L H10-3
Launch site Kourou ELA-2
Contractor Arianespace
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Geostationary
Longitude 62° E
Intelsat 9

Intelsat 902 (IS-902) was the second of 9 new Intelsat satellites launched in August 2001 at 62°E. It will provide telecommunications and television broadcast to Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia, the Far East and Australia through its 44 C band and 12 Ku band transponders.

Specifications[edit]

  • Propulsion: R-4D-15 HiPAT
  • Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
  • Perigee: 35,781.2 kilometers (22,233.4 mi)
  • Apogee: 35,805.7 kilometers (22,248.6 mi)
  • Semimajor axis: 42,164 kilometers (26,199 mi)
  • Orbital period: 0.02393 hours
  • Orbital inclination: 0.0 degrees[1]
  • Transponders: 44 C band and 12 Ku band[2]
  • Beacons: 3947.5RHCP, 3948.0RHCP, 3950.0V, 3952.0RHCP, 3952.5RHCP, 11198RHCP, 11452RHCP[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Real Time Satellite Tracking. INTELSAT 902. N2yo.com. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  2. ^ Intelsat 902 (IS-902). SatBeams - Satellite Details. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  3. ^ Dirk Krebs, Gunter. Intelsat-9 (901, 902, 903, 904, 905, 906, 907). Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved 17 May 2017.

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