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Class: Communications. Nation: Italy. Agency: Telespazio.

Experimental commsat. ITALSAT is a body stabilized geostationary satellite and it is proposed to provide pre-operational domestic telecommunications services on the 20/30 GHz bands.


Specification

Total Mass: 1,865 kg.


Italsat Chronology


15 January 1991 Italsat 1 Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44L. Mass: 1,865 kg. Perigee: 35,569 km. Apogee: 35,999 km. Inclination: 0.1 deg.

Experimental commsat; 13.2 deg E. ITALSAT is a body stabilized geostationary satellite and it is proposed to provide pre-operational domestic telecommunications services on the 20/30 GHz bands. Geographic longitude 13.2 deg E. Longitudinal tolerance +/- 0.1 deg.


08 August 1996 Italsat F2 Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44L. Perigee: 35,771 km. Apogee: 35,801 km. Inclination: 0.0 deg.

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