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DSCS 3-09

Also called USA 113 (code B7)


Designation 23628 / 95038A
Launch date 31 Jul 1995
Country of origin United States
Mission Military: Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit unofficial: 150°E, inclined (was 170°W)
Launch vehicle Atlas Centaur + IABS

To replace Goes 03 to provide 3.5 hours coverage to the South pole per day, speed upto 30 Mbps.

End of life

Out of service Oct 2022
Cause Sent to junk orbit

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