Intelsat-35e (IS-35e) at 325.5° East
|Launch vehicle:||Falcon 9|
|Expected lifetime:||15+ Years|
The fourth of Intelsat’s Intelsat Epic next-generation high-throughput (HTS) satellites, IS-35e, built by Boeing, delivers high performance services in C- and Ku-bands. Its unique payload of C-band wide-and spot-beams enables higher efficiency and improved throughput for demanding applications including wireless backhaul, enterprise and mobility services in regions where weather patterns necessitate use of highly reliable C-band spectrum. The IS-35e Ku-band services include a customized high power wide beam for DTH-service delivery in the Caribbean, as well as services for mobility and government applications in the Caribbean, trans-Europe to Africa and the African continent.
The Intelsat 35e satellite launch mission was successful conducted by launch operator SpaceX. Liftoff occurred at 7:38 pm EDT on July 5th, 2017. The IS-35e satellite separated from the Falcon 9 rocket upper stage 32 minutes after launch, at 8:10 pm EDT, and signal acquisition was confirmed.