Intelsat 17 (IS-17): Know Everything About Intelsat 17

Name Description
Name of Satellite, Alternate Names Intelsat 17 (IS-17)
Current Official Name of Satellite Intelsat 17
Country/Org of UN Registry USA
Country of Operator/Owner USA
Operator/Owner Intelsat S.A.
Users Commercial
Purpose Communications
Detailed Purpose
Class of Orbit GEO
Longitude of GEO (degrees) 66
Perigee (km) 35,770
Apogee (km) 35,804
Eccentricity 4.03E-04
Inclination (degrees) 0.03
Period (minutes) 1436.12
Launch Mass (kg.) 5,540
Dry Mass (kg.) 2,393
Power (watts)
Date of Launch 26-11-2010
Expected Lifetime (yrs.) 16
Contractor Space Systems/Loral
Country of Contractor USA
Launch Site Guiana Space Center
Launch Vehicle Ariane 5
COSPAR Number 2010-065B
NORAD Number 37238
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