|Mission duration||15 years design life|
|Launch mass||3,695 kilograms (8,146 lb)|
|Dry mass||1,450 kilograms (3,200 lb)|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||22 March 1995, 06:18UTC|
|Launch site||Cape Canaveral LC-36B|
|End of mission|
now graveyard orbit
|Semi-major axis||42,533 kilometres (26,429 mi)|
|Perigee altitude||36,089.1 kilometres (22,424.7 mi)|
|Apogee altitude||36,235.5 kilometres (22,515.7 mi)|
|Epoch||April 28, 2017|
|Band||26 C band|
10 Ku band
Intelsat 705 (also known as IS-705 and Intelsat 7-F5) is a geostationary communication satellite that was built by Space Systems/Loral (SSL). 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.
The satellite was successfully launched into space on March 22, 1995, at 06:18, using an Atlas II vehicle from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, United States. It had a launch mass of 3,695 kg.
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.