Intelsat Galaxy 19
Galaxy 19 is a communications satellite owned by Intelsat located at 97° West longitude, serving the North American market. Galaxy 19 replaced Galaxy 25 which is nearing the end of its design life and has been moved to 93.1°W longitude. It was built by Space Systems/Loral, as part of its FS-1300 line. Galaxy 19 was formerly known as Intelsat Americas 9 and was successfully launched September 24, 2008. The clients for Galaxy 19 include the previous clients for Galaxy 25. Expanded services include higher-powered Ku-band transponders.
Galaxy 19 was launched using Sea Launch
|Expected lifetime||13+ (20) yrs|
|Ku-band Payload||28 transponders|