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Leasat 3

Also called Syncom 403


Designation 15643 / 85028C
Launch date 12 Apr 1985
Country of origin United States
Mission Military: telecommunications
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle STS 16

When released from STS 16 it failed to reach GEO and was repaired by STS 27


Begin End Position
L: 12 Apr 1985    
early 1994 Sep 1996 105°W, inclined

End of life

Out of service Sep 1996
Cause Deorbited

Technical data


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