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Satcom 2R

Also called Satcom 7


Designation 14328 / 83094A
Launch date 8 Sep 1983
Country of origin United States
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit 72°W
Launch vehicle Thor Delta #172
Launch site Cape Canaveral

End of life

Out of service Mar 1995
Cause Sent to the junk orbit

Technical data


Prime contractor GE Astro Space
Platform GE-3000
Mass at launch 1120 kg
Mass in orbit approx. 600 kg
Length 1.63 m
Width 1.32 m
Height 0.99 m
Solar array 14.33 m
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power  
Design lifetime 10 year


Main transponders 24
Backup transponders 4
Power 8.5 W
Bandwidth 36 MHz
EIRP max 36 dBW
Polarization linear H/V

Transponder frequency chart

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