Intelsat 706 under redeployment
Intelsat 706 has left its orbital position at 54.85 degrees East. It will be relocated at 72 degrees East in next weeks. As known Intelsat 4 was failed on February 1st, 2010.
Intelsat 706 will refresh and re-enter services ceased after the anomaly at 72 degrees East. It carries 26 C and 14 Ku band transponders.
Satellite Name: Intelsat 706 (IS-706)
Position: 72Â° E
Operator: Intelsat, Ltd.
Launch date: 17-May-95
Launch site: Guiana Space Center
Launch vehicle: Ariane 44LP
Launch mass (kg): 4180
Dry mass (kg): 1450
Manufacturer: Space Systems Loral (SSL)
Model (bus): LS-1300
Expected lifetime: 15 yrs.
Beacon(s): 3947.5R, 3952.5R, 3948R, 3952R, 3950V, 11198R, 11452R, 11701(V/H), 12501(V/H)
Details: 26 C-band transponders, 14 Ku-band transponders
Official Beams for Sri Lanka
Ku-band Spot 1 Beam