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Satcom C4


Designation 22096 / 92057A
Launch date 31 Aug 1992
Country of origin United States
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle Delta 2 #213
Launch site Cape Canaveral


Begin End Position
L: 31 Aug 1992 Jun 2004 135°W
Jul 2004 Sep 2004 135°W, inclined
Jan 2005 May 2006 85°W, inclined
Jun 2006 Feb 2007 105°W, inclined (Gilbraltar licence)

End of life

Out of service Feb 2007
Cause Moved to the junk orbit

External resources

sat-index articles

Technical data

Lyngsat transponder loading

EIRP coverage (dBW)


Prime contractor GE Astro Space
Platform GE-3000
Mass at launch 1370 kg
Mass in orbit 784 kg
Length 1 m
Width 1.6 m
Height 1.5 m
Solar array 15.1 m span
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power 1400 W
Design lifetime 12 years


Main transponders 24
Backup transponders  
Power 17 W
Bandwidth 36 MHz
EIRP max  
Polarization linear H/V

Transponder frequency chart

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