International Designator 1994-034

1994-034A

INTELSAT 702, a geostationary communications spacecraft of the ITSO consortium, was launched by an Ariane rocket from Kourou, French Guiana, at 07:07 UT. The number 702 of this INTELSAT appears to be a revised or alternative designation; preceding INTELSATs had been designated as 7-F1, 6-F5, etc.

Source: SPACEWARN Bulletin Number 488

1994-034B, 1994-034C

STRV 1A and STRV 1B are two mini-satellites of the British military, launched by an Ariane rocket from Kourou, French Guiana. Each is a cube of side 50 cm and mass 50 kg and was launched into orbit to test new solar cells and measure static charge on its surfaces. Initial orbital parameters of each were period 633 min, apogee 35,831, perigee 284 km, and inclination 7.1 deg.

Source: SPACEWARN Bulletin Number 488


Dr. T.S. Kelso [TS.Kelso@celestrak.com/TS.Kelso@centerforspace.com]
Last updated: 2008 January 8 20:55 UTC
Accessed 3,866 times since 2000 December 16