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Intelsat 601

Also called IS-601


Designation 21765 / 91075A
Launch date 29 Oct 1991
Country of origin International
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle Ariane V47


Begin End Position
L: 29 Oct 1991    
late 1991 Oct 1997 27.5°W
16 Oct 1997 May 2002 34.5°W
Jul 2002 Oct 2002 32.9°E
Nov 2002 Nov 2004 64.25°E
Nov 2004 Oct 2006 64.25°E, inclined
Nov 2006 Oct 2007 63.5°E, inclined
Nov 2007 Oct 2011 47.5°E, inclined

Transfered to Europe*Star Gesellschaft Fur Satellitenkommunikation mbH (an Intelsat-controlled company) in October 2007.

In Mar 2009, the satellite had it's Ku-band relocated in order to serve the French military unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).

End of life

Out of service Oct 2011
Cause Moved to the junk orbit

sat-index articles

Technical data

Lyngsat transponder loading

Transponder frequency plan

EIRP coverage at 47.5°E (dBW)


EIRP coverage at 47.5°E (dBW)


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