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Intelsat 21

Intelsat 21
Mission type Communications
Operator Intelsat
COSPAR ID 2012-045A
Mission duration 15 years
Spacecraft properties
Bus BSS-702MP
Manufacturer Boeing Satellite Systems
Start of mission
Launch date 19 August 2012, 06:54:59 (2012-08-19T06:54:59Z) UTC
Rocket Zenit-3SL
Launch site Odyssey
Contractor Sea Launch
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Geostationary
Longitude 58° West
Period 24 hours
Band 40 IEEE C-band
40 IEEE Ku-band
Coverage area Canada
United States
Latin America

Intelsat 21 is a communications satellite manufactured by Boeing Space Systems for the Intelsat Corp, based on the BSS-702MP platform.[1] It was launched in August 2012 from a mobile platform in the equatorial Pacific Ocean.[2][3] and replaces the Intelsat 9 satellite at 58° West Longitude.


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  • Intelsat 21 on International Media Switzerland
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