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Martin Marietta → Lockheed Martin: 7000

Intelsat-8 [Lockheed Martin]

Satellite Ordered Date Launcher Weight (kg) Remarks
Launch BOL
AsiaSat 2 → AMOS 5i → AsiaSat 2 1992 28.11.1995 CZ-2E EPKM 3379
EchoStar 1 1992 28.12.1995 CZ-2E EPKM

3287

EchoStar 2 11.09.1996 Ariane-42P H10-3

3315

Intelsat 801 1992 01.03.1997 Ariane-44P H10-3

3245

Intelsat 802 1992 25.06.1997 Ariane-44P H10-3

3245

Intelsat 803 → NSS 803 → NSS 5 1993 23.09.1997 Ariane-42L H10-3

3245

Intelsat 804 1993 22.12.1997 Ariane-42L H10-3

3245

Intelsat 805 1993 18.06.1998 Atlas-2AS

3245

Intelsat 806 → NSS 806 1994 28.02.1998 Atlas-2AS

3245

Telstar 401 1989 16.12.1993 Atlas-2AS 3375
Telstar 402 1989 09.09.1994 f' Ariane-42L H10+   3375 failed in GTO
Telstar 402R → Telstar 4 (ex Telstar 403) 1989 24.09.1995 Ariane-42L H10-3   3375

Following failures of the 7000 model have occured:

  • Intelsat 804: 15. January 2005 - major power system anomaly - total loss
  • Telstar 401: 1997 - Electric discharge during geomagnetic storm - total loss
  • Telstar 402: 1994 - Propulsion system explosion during GTO transfer - total loss
  • Telstar 402R: 2003 - Short circuit in primary power bus - total failure
Further RCA / GE / Lockheed Martin satellite busses: