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Martin Marietta → Lockheed Martin: 5000

Intelsat K [Lockheed Martin]

Satellite Ordered Date Launcher Weight (kg) Remarks
Launch BOL
Anik E1 1986 26.09.1991 Ariane-44P H10 2977
Anik E2 1986 04.04.1991 Ariane-44P H10


Astra 1B (ex Satcom K3) 02.03.1991 Ariane-44LP H10 2580
Intelsat K → NSS K (ex Satcom K4) 1989 10.06.1992 Atlas-2A 2836

Following failured of 5000 models have occured:

  • Anik E1: 1996 - southern solar panel ripped off, causing power to be lost to the satellite - partial loss
  • Anik E2: 1994 - damaged during a geomagnetic storm - partial loss
Further RCA / GE / Lockheed Martin satellite busses:

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