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Satellite Name: Intelsat 901 + MEV1 (IS-901, IS-901+MEV-1)
Status: active
Position: 27° W (27.5° W)
NORAD: 26824
Cospar number: 2001-024A
Operator: Intelsat
Launch date: 9-Jun-2001
Launch site: Guiana Space Center
Launch vehicle: Ariane 44L
Launch mass (kg): 4723
Dry mass (kg): 1972
Manufacturer: Maxar Technologies (SSL/MDA)
Model (bus): LS-1300
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 25 yrs.
Call sign: S2405
Beacon(s): 3947.5RHCP, 3948.0RHCP, 3950.0V, 3952.0RHCP, 3952.5RHCP, 11198RHCP, 11452RHCP
44 C-band and 12 Ku-band transponders, broadcasting, business services, direct-to-home TV broadcasting, telecommunications, VSAT networks. Planned for deployment to the 27.5° W.L. orbital location. The was raised to 300 km above the geostationary arc and docked with the MEV-1 (S2990) spacecraft. Intelsat 901 was then be reinserted to 27.5° W.L as a combined vehicle stack (“CVS”) with MEV-1.
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