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Intelsat 515


Designation 19772 / 89006A
Launch date 27 Jan 1989
Country of origin International
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle Ariane V28


Begin End Position
L: 27 Jan 1989 Feb 1992 60°E
Apr 1992 Aug 1996 18°W
Sep 1996 Dec 1997 21.5°W
Mar 1998 Nov 2002 37.8°W

End of life

Out of service Nov 2002
Cause moved to junk orbit

From 1st Apr 1998 on the satellite is used by Columbia Communications Corp. and renamed Columbia 515. The Ku-band payload will not be used anymore.
Columbia Communications Corp was granted by FCC to operate a C-Band satellite as a replacement at this location.

External resources

sat-index articles

Technical data

Lyngsat transponder loading


EIRP coverage map (dBW)

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