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Satellite Name: Intelsat 20 (IS-20)
Status: active
Position: 69° E (68.5° E)
Norad: 38740
Cospar number: 2012-043A
Operator: Intelsat
Launch date: 2-Aug-2012
Launch site: Guiana Space Center
Launch vehicle: Ariane 5 ECA
Launch mass (kg): 6094
Dry mass (kg): 2989
Manufacturer: Space Systems Loral (SSL)
Model (bus): LS-1300
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 15 yrs.
Call sign: S2847
Beacon(s): 3694R, 11198R, 11699.5R, 12749R, 12746.5V, 12747.0V, 12748.0V, 12748.5V, 12746.5L, 12747.0L, 12748.0L, 12748.5L
Details:
28 C-band, 50 Ku-band and one Ka-band transponders to provide a wide range of telecommunications, video, voice and data transmission services to Asia, Africa, Middle East, Europe. Replacing Intelsat 7 and Intelsat 10 at 68.5 East orbital position.
Beams:Charts: list
Intelsat 20 at 69° E downlink Ku-and Russia (RUKH) beam coverage map