Satellite Galaxy-28 (G-28, Intelsat IA-8, Telstar 8) of Intelsat, Ltd.

Name of Satellite, Alternate Names Galaxy-28 (G-28, Intelsat IA-8, Telstar 8)
Country of Operator/Owner USA
Operator/Owner Intelsat, Ltd.
Users Commercial
Purpose Communications
Class of Orbit GEO
Type of Orbit
Longitude of GEO (degrees) -88.96
Perigee (km) 35775
Apogee (km) 35798
Eccentricity 0.00027279304496341
Inclination (degrees) 0.01
Period (minutes) 1436.1
Launch Mass (kg.) 5493
Dry Mass (kg.)
Power (watts) 16000
Date of Launch 23-06-2005
Expected Lifetime 13 trs,
Contractor Space Systems/Loral
Country of Contractor USA
Launch Site Sea Launch (Odyssey)
Launch Vehicle Zenit 3SL
COSPAR Number 2005-022A
NORAD Number 28702
Comments 28 C-band, 36 Ku-band, 24 Ka-band; video and data transmissions to all countries in North and South America.


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