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Intelsat’s Giant I-31 Ready to Launch

Tuesday, June 7, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Advanced Television
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International Launch Services (ILS) is ready to handle the launch of Intelsat-31 from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.  The launch is currently scheduled for June 8th at 13.10pm (Baikonur time/ 07.10 GMT). Intelsat-31 was built by Space Systems/Loral and weighs some 6450 kgs. It will join Intelsat-30 at the 95 degrees West orbital slot.  Intelsat-31 carries C and Ku-band transponders, with DirecTV Latin America taking the Ku-band capacity for its Pan American services.

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