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Intelsat 706

Also called IS-706, S2401


Designation 23571 / 95023A
Launch date 17 May 1995
Country of origin International
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit 53°W
Launch vehicle Ariane V73


Begin End Position
L: 17 May 1995 Jun 1995 56°W
Jul 1995 Sep 2004 53°W
Oct 2004 Apr 2009 50.25°E
Apr 2009 Jul 2010 54.85°E
Aug 2010 Oct 2011 72.1°E
Oct 2011 Aug 2012 72.1°E, inclined
Feb 2013 Nov 2014 157°E, inclined

Operational in mid-July 1995.
Technical problems (with the power system?) will lead to an early replacement of the satellite.

End of life

Out of service Nov 2014
Cause Moved to the junk orbit

sat-index articles

Technical data

Lyngsat transponder loading

Transponder frequency plan

TT&C: downlink: 3947.5 MHz, 3948.0 MHz , 3952.5 MHz, and 3952.0 MHz
uplink: 6173.7 MHz and 6176.3 MHz

EIRP coverage(dBW)

C-band spot
Ku-band spot 1
Ku-band spot 2
Ku-band spot 3

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