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INTELSAT VII: a flexible spacecraft for the 1990s and beyond

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6 Author(s)
Sachdev, D. ; INTELSAT, Washington, DC, USA ; Nadkarni, P. ; Neyret, P. ; Dest, L.R.
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An overview of the INTELSAT VII spacecraft program is presented. The overview begins at the spacecraft definition stage with an outline of the key mission objectives. A description of the spacecraft, with particular emphasis on the payload equipment and capabilities, is provided. Key features of the competitive selection process are highlighted. Current and future innovations in the program and measures being adopted to ensure the reliability and usefulness of the spacecraft over orbital lifetimes of up to 15 years or more are discussed

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Proceedings of the IEEE  (Volume:78 ,  Issue: 7 )