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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.
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.
- 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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