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Thu Jun 09 2016
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Intelsat 31/DLA-2

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LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

June 9, 2016 at 3:10 AM EDT

(June 9, 2016 at 7:10 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

June 9, 2016 at 3:10 AM EDT

(June 9, 2016 at 7:10 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

June 9, 2016 at 3:10 AM EDT

(June 9, 2016 at 7:10 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Communications
    • 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.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

    Pad

    81/24 (81P)