SSL (also known as Space Systems/Loral) has been awarded a contract to build a new spacecraft by the international satellite communications company Intelsat.

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The ordered communications satellite, Intelsat 39, will provide broadband networking and video distribution services in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. It will replace the Intelsat 902 satellite, which was also built by SSL and launched in 2001.

Intelsat 39 which will used a version of the SSL-1300 bus/platform, will have both C-band and Ku-band transponders and will be located at the 62° East longitude position and will use both electric and chemical propulsion for orbit raising and will be operated with all-electric propulsion on orbit.

SSL (also known as Space Systems/Loral) has been awarded a contract to build a new spacecraft by the international satellite communications company Intelsat.

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The ordered communications satellite, Intelsat 39, will provide broadband networking and video distribution services in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. It will replace the Intelsat 902 satellite, which was also built by SSL and launched in 2001.

Intelsat 39 which will used a version of the SSL-1300 bus/platform, will have both C-band and Ku-band transponders and will be located at the 62° East longitude position and will use both electric and chemical propulsion for orbit raising and will be operated with all-electric propulsion on orbit.