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Class: Communications. Nation: Canada.

Function - telecommunications. Operating entity - Telesat Canada. The satellites, act as space repeaters capable of receiving transmissions from earth stations and retransmitting them to other earth stations in Canada. The antenna coverage of the satellite provides the capability of serving virtually all of Canada.


Total Mass: 900 kg.

Anik Chronology

15 December 1978 Anik B1 (Telesat 4) Program: Anik. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Delta 3914. Mass: 900 kg. Perigee: 35,900 km. Apogee: 35,927 km. Inclination: 6.6 deg.

Longitude 109.0. Function - telecommunications. Operating entity - Telesat Canada.


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