Intelsat 705
Mission typeCommunications
COSPAR ID1995-013A Edit this at Wikidata
SATCAT no.23528
Mission duration15 years design life
Spacecraft properties
ManufacturerSpace Systems/Loral
Launch mass3,695 kilograms (8,146 lb)
Dry mass1,450 kilograms (3,200 lb)
Start of mission
Launch date22 March 1995, 06:18 (1995-03-22UTC06:18Z) UTC[1]
RocketAtlas IIAS
Launch siteCape Canaveral LC-36B
End of mission
DeactivatedJanuary 2011 (2011-02)
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric[2]
now graveyard orbit[2]
Longitude29.5° W
Semi-major axis42,533 kilometres (26,429 mi)[2]
Perigee altitude36,089.1 kilometres (22,424.7 mi)[2]
Apogee altitude36,235.5 kilometres (22,515.7 mi)[2]
Period1,455.0 minutes[2]
EpochApril 28, 2017[2]
Band26 C band
10 Ku band
Intelsat VII

Intelsat 705 (also known as IS-705 and Intelsat 7-F5) is a geostationary communication satellite that was built by Space Systems/Loral (SSL).[3] It is located in the orbital position of 29.5 degrees west longitude and it is currently in an inclined orbit. The same is owned by Intelsat. The satellite was based on the LS-1300 platform and its estimated useful life was 15 years.[3]

The satellite was successfully launched into space on March 22, 1995, at 06:18, using an Atlas IIAS vehicle from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, United States. It had a launch mass of 3,695 kg.[4]

The Intelsat 705 is equipped with 26 transponders in C band and 10 in Ku band to provide broadcasting, business-to-home services, telecommunications, VSATnetworks.[4]

See also


  1. ^ McDowell, Jonathan. "Launch Log". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved April 28, 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "INTELSAT 705". Retrieved April 28, 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Mission and Spacecraft Library Quicklook: Intelsat 7, 7A". Retrieved March 5, 2023.
  4. ^ a b Krebs, Gunter D. "Intelsat-7 (701, 702, 703, 704, 705, 709) / NSS 703". Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved March 4, 2023.