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Galaxy 15 Commercial Customers To Transition To Galaxy 12 Following Anomaly
by Staff Writers
Luxembourg (SPX) Apr 12, 2010


File image of a typical Orbital Star satellite bus.

Intelsat S.A. reports that its Galaxy 15 satellite (G-15), located at 133 West Longitude (WL), experienced an anomaly on 5 April 2010 at 09:48 UTC. The G-15 satellite primarily provides transmission capacity for cable programmers in North America.

There has been no immediate service interruption to customers, and based on current technical information, no service interruption is expected for the media customers on this satellite.

All media traffic on this satellite is planned to be transitioned to Intelsat's Galaxy 12 satellite, which is the designated in-orbit spare for the North American region. Galaxy 12 is currently relocating to the 133 WL orbital location.

Intelsat's global fleet, the largest of any commercial satellite operator, includes 12 other satellites that serve the continental U.S. region.

Launched in 2005, G-15 is an Orbital Star satellite. Intelsat and Orbital Sciences Corporation, the manufacturer of G-15, are conducting a technical investigation with respect to the anomaly, which has had no impact on the communications services delivered by the spacecraft. Galaxy 15 has 24 C-band transponders and was designed to be operational through 2022.

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