Satellite Galaxy-13 (Horizons 1, Galaxy 13L) of PanAmSat (Intelsat, Ltd.)/Sky Perfect JSAT Corp.

Name of Satellite, Alternate Names Galaxy-13 (Horizons 1, Galaxy 13L)
Country of Operator/Owner USA/Japan
Operator/Owner PanAmSat (Intelsat, Ltd.)/Sky Perfect JSAT Corp.
Users Commercial
Purpose Communications
Class of Orbit GEO
Type of Orbit
Longitude of GEO (degrees) -126.97
Perigee (km) 35781
Apogee (km) 35790
Eccentricity 0.000106747636725931
Inclination (degrees) 0.01
Period (minutes) 1436.07
Launch Mass (kg.) 4060
Dry Mass (kg.) 2630
Power (watts) 8600
Date of Launch 01-10-2003
Expected Lifetime 15 yrs.
Contractor Boeing Satellite Systems
Country of Contractor USA
Launch Site Sea Launch (Odyssey)
Launch Vehicle Zenit 3
COSPAR Number 2003-044A
NORAD Number 27954
Comments Horizons 1 is Ku-band payload; C-band is on Galaxy 13.


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