Satellite Galaxy-16 of PanAmSat (Intelsat, Ltd.)

Name of Satellite, Alternate Names Galaxy-16
Country of Operator/Owner USA
Operator/Owner PanAmSat (Intelsat, Ltd.)
Users Commercial
Purpose Communications
Class of Orbit GEO
Type of Orbit
Longitude of GEO (degrees) -99.02
Perigee (km) 35775
Apogee (km) 35798
Eccentricity 0.00027279304496341
Inclination (degrees) 0.01
Period (minutes) 1436.1
Launch Mass (kg.) 4640
Dry Mass (kg.)
Power (watts) 10000
Date of Launch 18-06-2006
Expected Lifetime 15 yrs.
Contractor Space Systems/Loral
Country of Contractor USA
Launch Site Sea Launch (Odyssey)
Launch Vehicle Zenit 3SL
COSPAR Number 2006-023A
NORAD Number 29236
Comments 24 C-band, 24 Ku-band; CONUS coverage.


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