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Eutelsat 1F5


Designation 19331 / 88063B
Launch date 21 Jul 1988
Country of origin Europe
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle Ariane V24

In inclined orbit since 1 Aug 1994. Transponders 3, 4, 6 and 8 have failed. First Eutelsat satellite to provide transatlantic connectivity.


Begin End Position
L: 21 Jul 1988 Oct 1988 10°E, tests
14 Oct 1988 Apr 1991 10°E
15 Apr 1991 Dec 1998 21.5°E, inclined
Feb 1999 Sep 1999 12.5°W, inclined
Oct 1999 Jan 2000 14.8°W, inclined
Mar 2000 May 2000 4°E, inclined > 4°

End of life

Out of service May or Aug 2000
Cause deorbited

Technical data

Transponder frequency chart

Beacon: 11.44895 GHz

EIRP coverage (dBW)

Spot beams

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