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Class: Communications. Nation: International. Agency: Inmarsat. Manufacturer: Matra Marconi Space-France, Toulouse.
Total Mass: 1,370 kg.
Eurostar 1000 Chronology
30 October 1990
Inmarsat 2 F1 Program: Inmarsat. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Delta 6925. Mass: 1,385 kg. Perigee: 35,775 km. Apogee: 35,800 km. Inclination: 1.7 deg.
Mobile communications; 64.5 deg E.
08 March 1991
Inmarsat 2 F2 Program: Inmarsat. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Delta 6925. Mass: 1,385 kg. Perigee: 35,780 km. Apogee: 35,793 km. Inclination: 2.2 deg.
Mobile and maritime communications; 15.5 deg W.
16 December 1991
Inmarsat 2 F3 Program: Inmarsat. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44L. Mass: 1,310 kg. Perigee: 35,778 km. Apogee: 35,795 km. Inclination: 1.4 deg.
Global maritime and mobile communications; 178 deg E.
15 April 1992
Inmarsat 2 F4 Program: Inmarsat. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44L. Mass: 1,385 kg. Perigee: 35,771 km. Apogee: 35,801 km. Inclination: 2.4 deg.
Stationed at 55 deg W.
- 2 - McDowell, Jonathan, The United Nations Registry of Space Objects, Harvard University, 1997. HTML when accessed: http://hea-www.harvard.edu/QEDT/jcm/space/un/un.html
- 6 - JPL Mission and Spacecraft Library, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 1997. HTML when accessed: http://msl.jpl.nasa.gov/home.html
- 279 - McDowell, Jonathan, Launch Log, October 1998. HTML when accessed: http://hea-www.harvard.edu/~jcm/space/log/launch.html
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