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Intelsat 31/DLA-2

Proton-M Briz-M

International Launch Services

Launch Status
Success

Mission


Intelsat 31/DLA-2

  • Type: Communications
  • Orbit: Geostationary Transfer Orbit

Also known as DLA-2, Intelsat 31 is a 6300kg geostationary communications satellite built on the SSL 1300 platform. Co-located at 95 degrees west with Galaxy 3C and Intelsat 30 (DLA-1), the craft will provide services to Latin America. The satellite is equipped with 10 C and 72 Ku-band transponders, with the majority being used by DirectTV for their DTH service. Powered by 2 solar arrays the satellite is expected to remain operational for 15 years.

Location


81/24 (81P)

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

81/24 (81P) has witnessed the launch of 92 rockets, including 92 orbital launch attempts, while Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan, has been the site for 1546 rocket launches.

81/24 (81P)

Rocket


Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center Proton-M Briz-M

Proton-M Briz-M

Agency


International Launch Services

International Launch Services, Inc. (ILS) is a joint venture with exclusive rights to the worldwide sale of commercial Angara and Proton rocket launch services. Proton launches take place at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan while Angara is planned to launch from the Plesetsk and Vostochny Cosmodromes in Russia.

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