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Satellite Name: Galaxy 28 (G-28, Telstar 8, Intelsat Americas 8, IA 8)
Status: active
Position: 89° W (89° W)
NORAD: 28702
Cospar number: 2005-022A
Operator: Intelsat
Launch date: 23-Jun-2005
Launch site: Sea Launch (Odyssey platform)
Launch vehicle: Zenit 3SL
Launch mass (kg): 5493
Dry mass (kg): 3350
Manufacturer: Maxar Technologies (SSL/MDA)
Model (bus): LS-1300S
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 15+ yrs.
Call sign: S2160
Beacon(s): 4195.0 H/V, 4199.5 H/V, 11702H, 12198 H/V, 20199.8 H
28 C-band, 36 Ku-band and 24 Ka-band transponders to provide video and data transmission services to North and South America. Ka-band capacity is leased to Viasat.
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