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Intelsat 28

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Intelsat 28, formerly New Dawn, is a communications satellite operated by Intelsat, and positioned in geosynchronous orbit at 33 degrees east, serving TV and broadband communications to Africa. [1]

14 relations: Africa, Ariane 5, Arianespace, Communications satellite, ELA-3, Geocentric orbit, GEOStar-2, Geostationary orbit, Geosynchronous orbit, Guiana Space Centre, Intelsat, Intelsat 27, Intelsat 29e, Orbital Sciences Corporation.


Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).

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Ariane 5

Ariane 5 is a European heavy-lift launch vehicle that is part of the Ariane rocket family, an expendable launch system used to deliver payloads into geostationary transfer orbit (GTO) or low Earth orbit (LEO).

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Arianespace SA is a multinational company founded in 1980 as the world's first commercial launch service provider.

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Communications satellite

A communications satellite is an artificial satellite that relays and amplifies radio telecommunications signals via a transponder; it creates a communication channel between a source transmitter and a receiver at different locations on Earth.

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ELA-3, short for Ensemble de Lancement Ariane 3 (French for Ariane Launch Area 3), is a launch pad and associated facilities at the Centre Spatial Guyanais in French Guiana.

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Geocentric orbit

A geocentric orbit or Earth orbit involves any object orbiting Planet Earth, such as the Moon or artificial satellites.

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The STAR-2 Bus is a fully redundant, flight-proven, spacecraft bus designed for geosynchronous missions.

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Geostationary orbit

A geostationary orbit, often referred to as a geosynchronous equatorial orbit (GEO), is a circular geosynchronous orbit above Earth's equator and following the direction of Earth's rotation.

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Geosynchronous orbit

A geosynchronous orbit (sometimes abbreviated GSO) is an orbit around Earth of a satellite with an orbital period that matches Earth's rotation on its axis, which takes one sidereal day (23 hours, 56 minutes, and 4 seconds).

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Guiana Space Centre

The Guiana Space Centre or, more commonly, Centre Spatial Guyanais (CSG) is a French and European spaceport to the northwest of Kourou in French Guiana.

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Intelsat, S.A. is a communications satellite services provider.

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Intelsat 27

Intelsat 27 was an American communications satellite which was to have been operated by Intelsat.

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Intelsat 29e

Intelsat 29e, also known as IS-29e is a high throughput geostationary communications satellite designed and manufactured by Boeing on the BSS-702MP platform.

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Orbital Sciences Corporation

Orbital Sciences Corporation (commonly referred to as Orbital) was an American company specializing in the design, manufacture and launch of small- and medium- class space and rocket systems for commercial, military and other government customers.

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New Dawn (satellite).


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intelsat_28

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