Missions

INTELSAT 27

 

Payload

The Intelsat 27 satellite is based on the Boeing 702MP mid-level power platform.

Designed to provide 15 or more years of satellite service, the Intelsat 27 spacecraft will carry 20 C-band transponders for coverage over the Americas and Europe, and 20 Ku-band transponders with mobility beams spanning the north Atlantic, Mexico and Brazil.

IS-27 vital statistics:

  • Platform:  Boeing Satellite Systems 702MP
  • Dimensions, in orbit:
  • H, 7.4 m
  • W, antennas: 9.25 m
  • L, solar arrays: 36.85 m
  • Mass at Launch:  6,215 kilograms ( 13,702 lbs.)
  • The payload is powered by two solar wings, with three panels of ultra triple-junction gallium arsenide solar cells.
  • Power at end-of-life:  8.4 kW
  • Operational Lifetime: 15+ years
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