Satellite Intelsat 25 (IS-25, Protostar 1, Chinasat 8) of Intelsat, Ltd.

Name of Satellite, Alternate Names Intelsat 25 (IS-25, Protostar 1, Chinasat 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) 328.5
Perigee (km) 35778
Apogee (km) 35793
Eccentricity 0.000177912727876552
Inclination (degrees) 0.02
Period (minutes) 1436.1
Launch Mass (kg.) 4100
Dry Mass (kg.)
Power (watts) 11000
Date of Launch 07-07-2008
Expected Lifetime 16 yrs.
Contractor Space Systems/Loral
Country of Contractor USA
Launch Site Guiana Space Center
Launch Vehicle Ariane 5 ECA
COSPAR Number 2008-034A
NORAD Number 33153
Comments First satellite of fleet; provides service in Asia. Purchased at auction by Intelsat in October, 2009 for $210 million.


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