Intelsat 510, previously named Intelsat VA F-10, was a communications satellite operated by Intelsat. Launched in 1985, it was the tenth of fifteen Intelsat V satellites to be launched. The Intelsat V series was constructed by Ford Aerospace, based on the Intelsat-VA satellite bus. Intelsat VA F-10 was part of an advanced series of satellites designed to provide greater telecommunications capacity for Intelsat's global network.
|COSPAR ID||1985-025A |
|Mission duration||9 years (planned)|
|Launch mass||2013 kg|
|Dry mass||1098 kg |
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||22 March 1985, 23:55:00 UTC |
|Rocket||Atlas G Centaur-D1AR (AC-63)|
|Launch site||CCAFS, LC-36B|
|End of mission|
|Reference system||Geocentric orbit|
|Epoch||22 March 1985|
The satellite was successfully launched into space on 22 March 1985, at 23:55:00 UTC, by means of an Atlas-Centaur G vehicle from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, United States. It had a launch mass of 2013 kg. The Intelsat 510 was equipped with 6 Ku-band transponders more 26 C-band transponders for 15,000 audio circuits and 2 TV channels.
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