Satellite Intelsat 15 (IS-15, JCSat 85) of Intelsat, Ltd./Sky Perfect JSAT Corp.

Name of Satellite, Alternate Names Intelsat 15 (IS-15, JCSat 85)
Country of Operator/Owner USA
Operator/Owner Intelsat, Ltd./Sky Perfect JSAT Corp.
Users Commercial
Purpose Communications
Class of Orbit GEO
Type of Orbit
Longitude of GEO (degrees) 85
Perigee (km) 35776
Apogee (km) 35798
Eccentricity 0.000260929383020613
Inclination (degrees) 0.05
Period (minutes) 1436.12
Launch Mass (kg.) 2550
Dry Mass (kg.)
Power (watts) 4600
Date of Launch 30-11-2009
Expected Lifetime 17 yrs.
Contractor Orbital Sciences Corp.
Country of Contractor USA
Launch Site Baikonur Cosmodrome
Launch Vehicle Zenit 3SLB
COSPAR Number 2009-067A
NORAD Number 36106
Comments Will replace Intelsat 709; 22 Ku-band transponders; Data and video for customers in Russisa, the Middle East and Indian ocean area. Five transponders are directly owned by Sky Perfect JSAT Corp.


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