Space: Intelsat New Dawn Launched Successfully in French Guiana

The Intelsat New Dawn Satellite has lifted off successfully from Kourou, French Guiana at 5:37 p.m (EDT) on 22nd April 2011. The Ariane 5 vehicle separated successfully at 6:12 p.m. and a signal was acquired at 6:29 p.m. The satellite has 28 C-band and 24 Ku-band 36 MHz transponder units.  Utilising a geostationary orbital slot … Read more Space: Intelsat New Dawn Launched Successfully in French Guiana

French Guiana: Intelsat New Dawn Satellite Launch on 29th March 2011

The Intelsat New Dawn Satellite is set to be launched from the Arianespace launch site in Kourou, French Guiana on 29th March 2011. Convergence Partners and Intelsat S.A. are paying for the New Dawn satellite and its 28 C-band and 24 Ku-band 36 MHz transponder units to be launched into a geostationary orbital slot at … Read more French Guiana: Intelsat New Dawn Satellite Launch on 29th March 2011