About Intelsat 34
We are pleased to report the success of the launch mission for Intelsat 34. Liftoff occurred at 20:34 (UTC). The Intelsat 34 satellite separated from the rocket’s upper stage 40 minutes after launch, at 21:14 (UTC), and signal acquisition was confirmed.
More about Intelsat 34
Intelsat 34 is a multi-band satellite that will provide distribution services for Latin America media customers in C-band and host a leading Brazilian DTH platform in Ku-band. Intelsat 34 will also provide Ku-band infrastructure for aeronautical and maritime service providers delivering broadband networking to the North Atlantic routes. Replacing Intelsat 805 and Galaxy 11, Intelsat 34 will be part of Intelsat’s three-satellite, pan-regional cable distribution neighborhood for Latin America. The satellite will be located at 304.5°E and is expected to have a service life of more than 15 years.
- 20 August 2015: Intelsat Announces Successful Launch of Intelsat 34
- 20 July 2015: SSL Delivers its 50th Satellite for Intelsat to Launch Base in Kourou
Intelsat 34 Blog
- 24 August 2015: For the Intelsat 34 Mission Team, the Launch was the Beginning
- 14 August 2015: Ready to Roll…to the Launch Pad, That Is
- 13 August 2015: The Camaraderie of the Intelsat 34 Launch Campaign
- 6 August 2015: Final Standalone Intelsat 34 Operation Complete
- 5 August 2015: Launch Preparations Continue as Intelsat 34 Weighs in
- 30 July 2015: Let the Final Launch Preparations Begin: Intelsat 34 at the Guiana Space Center
- 21 July 2015: Intelsat 34: Our Next Satellite Set to Launch