Intelsat 506

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Orbit
Mission: Communications

Geostationary Orbit Space Launch Complex 36A Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Geostationary communications satellite

Atlas SLV-3D Centaur

Family: Atlas
Configuration: SLV-3D Centaur

The Atlas-Centaur was a US expendable launch vehicle derived from the SM-65 Atlas D missile. Launches were conducted from Launch Complex 36 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    21.0 m
  • Diameter
    3.05 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    3.05 m
  • Launch Mass
    120 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Atlas SLV-3D Centaur
  • Family
    Atlas
  • Variant
    SLV-3D Centaur
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Atlas SLV-3D Centaur
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    800 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Convair

Convair

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Founded: 1943 Successes: 195 Failures: 25 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Commercial

Convair, previously Consolidated Vultee, was an American aircraft manufacturing company that later expanded into rockets and spacecraft. The company was formed in 1943 by the merger of Consolidated Aircraft and Vultee Aircraft. In 1953 it was purchased by General Dynamics, and operated as their Convair Division for most of its corporate history.

WIKI

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 36A


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