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Also called TDRS F


Designation 22314 / 93003B
Launch date 13 Jan 1993
Country of origin United States
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle STS 54

C-band marketed by CCC


Begin End Position
L: 13 Jan 1993    
1994 Jun 1996 46°W, inclined (reserve)
1 Jul 1996 Feb 1999 47°W
Feb 1999 Mar 2005 47°W, inclined
Jul 2005 Nov 2008 174°W, inclined
Dec 2008 Jan 2012 171°W, inclined
Mar 2012 May 2012 46°W, inclined
Jun 2012 Jan 2013 62.5°W, inclined
Feb 2013   46°W, inclined

Columbia Communications Corp. reached an agreement with NASA for commercial operations (C-band telecommunications) on this satellite. The satellite will be marketed as COLUMBIA/TDRSS AOR-II and will join two other NASA Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System (TDRSS) satellites currently being operated by Columbia under and exclusive agreement with NASA.

External resources

sat-index articles

Technical data

Lyngsat transponder loading

C-band EIRP coverage (dBW)
C-band G/T coverage (dB/K)

C-band transponder frequency chart

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