EarlyBird / Intelsat-1

Syncom and
(Selected) Intelsat
reference images

Intelsat-2
Early Bird (Intelsat-1)Intelsat-2

This page contains reference images for Syncom and (Selected) Intelsat satellites. If readers know of additional information or images, please contact the authors using the e-mail addresses at the bottom of this page.

Launch information
(found elsewhere)
Reference images
(immediately below)
Launch covers
(including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers)
(found elsewhere)
Other postal items
(stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.)
(found elsewhere)
Syncom Syncom Syncom Syncom
(Selected)
Intelsat
(Selected)
Intelsat
Early Bird (Intelsat-1)
(and Bird-named Intelsat-2s, and Intelsat-2-4)
Early Bird (Intelsat-1)
(and Bird-named Intelsat-2s, and Intelsat-2-4)
Other cylindrical spin-stabilized Intelsat(s)
(Intelsat-3, 4, 4A, and 6 series)
Other cylindrical spin-stabilized Intelsat(s)
(Intelsat-3, 4, 4A, and 6 series)
Three-axis-stabilized Intelsat(s)
(Intelsat-5, 7, and later series)
Three-axis-stabilized Intelsat(s)
(Intelsat-5, 7, and later series)


Satellite(s)Launch Date(s)Reference Image(s)
SYNchronous COMmunications (Syncom)
Syncom-1 — Syncom-31963-02-14 — 1964-08-19Syncom-1
Syncom-1
Syncom
Syncom
Syncom-4-1 / Leasat-F1 — Syncom-4-5 / Leasat-F5 [all 5 were STS-deployed]1984-08-30 — 1990-01-09Leasat
(Selected) INternational TELecommunications SATellite (Intelsat)
This is an incomplete listing for this satellite series.
Intelsat-1 / Early Bird1965-04-06Intelsat-1
Intelsat-1
Intelsat-2-1 / Blue Bird / Atlantic-1 [partial failure]1966-10-26Intelsat-2
Intelsat-2
Intelsat-2-2 / Lani Bird / Pacific-11967-01-11
Intelsat-2-3 / Canary Bird / Atlantic-21967-03-23
Intelsat-2-4 / Pacific-21967-09-28
Intelsat-3 series (1 — 8)1968-09-19 — 1970-07-23Intelsat-3
Intelsat-4 series (1 — 8)1971-01-25 — 1975-05-22Intelsat-4
Intelsat-4-4
Intelsat-4-8
Intelsat-4A series (1 — 6)1975-09-26 — 1978-03-31Intelsat-4A
Intelsat-4A
Intelsat-1 — Intelsat-4A comparison(As above)Intelsat-1+2+3+4+4A
Intelsat-5 series (1 — 9)1980-12-06 — 1984-06-09Intelsat-5
Intelsat-5A series (10 — 15)1985-03-23 — 1989-01-27Intelsat-5A
Intelsat-6 series (1 — 5)1989-10-27 — 1991-10-29Intelsat-6
Intelsat-K / NSS-K (like Astra-1B, ex Satcom-K4)1992-06-09Intelsat-K
Intelsat-7 series (1 — 5, and 9)1993-10-22 — 1996-06-15Intelsat-7
Intelsat-7A series (6 — 8)1995-05-17 — 1996-02-14Intelsat-7A
Intelsat-8 series (1 — 4)1997-03-01 — 1997-12-22Intelsat-8
Intelsat-8A series (5 — 6)1998-06-18 — 1998-02-27Intelsat-8A
Intelsat-9 series (1 — 7)2001-06-09 — 2003-02-15Intelsat-9
Intelsat-10-22004-06-16Intelsat-10-2


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