Intelsat 15 [OSC]
Orbital Sciences Corporation announced in May 2007 that it has been selected by Intelsat, LLC to design, build and deliver the Intelsat 15 (IS-15) commercial communications satellite. This satellite will be based on Orbital's flight-proven Star-2.4 platform.
The satellite will generate 4.6 kilowatts of payload power and carry 22 active Ku-band transponders. The Intelsat 15 satellite will be located in orbit at 85 degrees East longitude following its launch in early 2009 to replace IS-709.
5 transponders are owned by JSAT and are marketd as JCSat 85.
|Type / Application:||Communication|
|Operator:||PanAmSat → Intelsat|
|Contractors:||Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC)|
|Equipment:||22 active Ku-band transponders|
|Power:||2 deployable solar arrays, batteries|
|Intelsat 15||30.11.2009||TB LC-45/1||Zenit-3SLB|
Further Intelsat missions: