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Communications
satellites


Below are checklists of Communications satellites, including launch dates and images of the satellites. This is a work in progress, and completeness is our goal. If readers know of additional information or images, please contact the authors using the e-mail addresses at the bottom of this page.

Communications satellites are often referred to as "comsats", but the authors in general do not use this terminology.

Unlike most of our web pages, no attempt is made to be complete for the satellite series accompanied by "selected" on this page.


Satellite series covered:


US Echo-series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Shotput-1 (sub-orbital Echo test) rocket1959-10-28ShotputEchoEcho
Shotput-2 (sub-orbital Echo test) rocket1960-01-16
Shotput-3 (sub-orbital Echo test) rocket1960-02-27
Shotput-4 (sub-orbital Echo test) rocket1960-04-01
Echo-1 [failed]1960-05-13Echo
Echo
Echo-1
Shotput-5 (sub-orbital Echo test) rocket1960-05-31Shotput
Echo-1A1960-08-12Echo-1
Big Shot-1 (sub-orbital Echo test) rocket [failed]1962-01-15
Big Shot-2 (sub-orbital Echo test) rocket1962-07-18
Echo-2 (Echo-C)1964-01-25Echo-2

US Courier-series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Courier-1A [failed]1960-08-18Courier-1ACourier-1A
Courier-1B1960-10-04Courier-1BCourier-1B
Courier-1B
"Courier-1B"

US Telstar-series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Telstar-11962-07-10Telstar-1
Telstar-1
Telstar
Telstar
Telstar
Telstar
Telstar
Telstar-1
TelstarTelstar
Telstar-21963-05-07
Telstar-301 / Telstar-3A / Arabsat-1E1983-07-28Telstar-301
Telstar-3
Telstar-3
Telstar-302 / Telstar-3C [STS-41D/Discovery-deployed]1984-08-30
Telstar-303 / Telstar-3D1 [STS-51G/Discovery-deployed]1985-06-17
Telstar-4011993-12-16Telstar-401
Telstar-4021994-09-09
Telstar-402R / Telstar-41995-09-23
Telstar-5 / Intelsat Americas-5 / Galaxy-251997-05-24Telstar-5/6/7 type
Telstar-6 / Intelsat Americas-6 / Galaxy-261999-02-15
Telstar-7 / Intelsat Americas-7 / Galaxy-271999-09-25
Telstar-8 / Intelsat Americas-8 / Galaxy-282005-06-23Telstar-8
Telstar-9Canceled
Telstar-10 / APStar-2R1997-10-17Telstar-10
Telstar-11 / Orion-11994-11-29Telstar-11
Telstar-12 / Orion-21999-10-19Telstar-12
Telstar-13 / Intelsat Americas-13 / Galaxy-23 / EchoStar-92003-08-08Telstar-13
Telstar-14 / Estrela do Sul-12004-01-11Telstar-14
Telstar-18 / APStar-52004-06-29Telstar-18
Telstar-11N2009-02-26Telstar-11N
Telstar-14R / Estrela do Sul-22011-05-20Telstar-14R
Telstar-18V / APStar-5C2018-09-10Telstar-18V

1There is disagreement among various sources on whether this should be called Telstar-3D or Telstar-3B!

US Relay-series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Relay-11962-12-13Relay-1RelayRelay
Relay-21964-01-21

US SYNchronous COMmunications satellite (Syncom) / LEAsed SATellite (Leasat) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Syncom-11963-02-14Syncom-1
Syncom-1
Syncom
Syncom
SyncomSyncom
Syncom-21963-07-26
Syncom-31964-08-19
Syncom-4-2 / Leasat-F1 [STS-41D/Discovery-deployed]1984-08-30Leasat
Syncom-4-1 / Leasat-F2 [STS-51A/Discovery-deployed]1984-11-08
Syncom-4-3 / Leasat-F3 [STS-51D/Discovery-deployed]1985-04-12
Syncom-4-3 / Leasat-F3 [STS-51I/Discovery-repaired]1985-08-29
Syncom-4-4 / Leasat-F4 [STS-51I/Discovery-deployed]1985-08-29
Syncom-4-5 / Leasat-F5 [STS-32R/Columbia-deployed]1990-01-09

US WEstern union STAR (Westar) series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Westar-1 (Westar-A)1974-04-13Westar-1
Westar
WestarWestar
Westar-2 (Westar-B)1974-10-10
Westar-3 (Westar-C)1979-08-10
Westar-41982-02-26Westar-4
Westar-51982-06-09
Westar-6 [STS-41B/Challenger-deployed]1984-02-03
Westar-6 [STS-51A/Discovery-recovered] / now AsiaSat-11984-11-08

US Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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TDRS-1 (TDRS-A) [STS-6/Challenger-deployed, partial failure]1983-04-04TDRS-1 (STS-6/Challenger-deployment)
TDRS-1
TDRS-1 (patch, with STS-6/Challenger)
TDRSTDRS
TDRS-2 (TDRS-B) [STS-51L/Challenger, failed]1986-01-28TDRS-2 (patch)
TDRS-3 (TDRS-C) [STS-26R/Discovery-deployed]1988-09-29
TDRS-4 (TDRS-D) [STS-29R/Discovery-deployed]1989-03-13
TDRS-5 (TDRS-E) [STS-43/Atlantis-deployed]1991-08-02
TDRS-6 (TDRS-F) [STS-54/Endeavour-deployed]1993-01-13
TDRS-7 (TDRS-G) [STS-70/Discovery-deployed]1995-07-13TDRS-7
TDRS-8 (TDRS-H)2000-06-30TDRS-8
TDRS-9 (TDRS-I)2002-03-08
TDRS-10 (TDRS-J)2002-12-05
TDRS-11 (TDRS-K)2013-01-30TDRS-11
TDRS-12 (TDRS-L)2014-01-24
TDRS-13 (TDRS-M)2017-08-18

INternational TELecommunications SATellite consortium (Intelsat) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Intelsat-1 / Early Bird1965-04-06Intelsat-1
Intelsat-1
Intelsat-1+2+3+4+4A
Early Bird (Intelsat-1)Early Bird (Intelsat-1) (and Bird-named Intelsat-2s, and Intelsat-2-4)
Intelsat-2-1 / Blue Bird / Atlantic-1 [partial failure]1966-10-26Intelsat-2
Intelsat-2
Blue Bird (Intelsat-2-1)
Intelsat-2-2 / Lani Bird / Pacific-11967-01-11Lani Bird (Intelsat-2-2)
Intelsat-2-3 / Canary Bird / Atlantic-21967-03-23Canary Bird (Intelsat-2-3)
Intelsat-2-4 / Pacific-21967-09-28Intelsat-2-4
Intelsat-3 series (1 — 8)1968-09-19 — 1970-07-23Intelsat-3Intelsat-3 seriesIntelsat-3+4+4A+6 series
Intelsat-4 series (1 — 8)1971-01-25 — 1975-05-22Intelsat-4
Intelsat-4-4
Intelsat-4-8
Intelsat-4 series
Intelsat-4A series (1 — 6)1975-09-26 — 1978-03-31Intelsat-4A
Intelsat-4A
Intelsat-4A series
Intelsat-5 series (1 — 9)1980-12-06 — 1984-06-09Intelsat-5Intelsat-5 seriesIntelsat-5+7 and later series
Intelsat-5A series (10 — 15)1985-03-23 — 1989-01-27Intelsat-5AIntelsat-5A series
Intelsat-6-11991-10-29Intelsat-6Intelsat-6 seriesIntelsat-3+4+4A+6 series
Intelsat-6-21989-10-27
Intelsat-6-3 [rocket-launched]1990-03-14
Intelsat-6-3 [STS-49/Endeavour-repaired and re-deployed]1992-05-07
Intelsat-6-41990-06-23
Intelsat-6-51991-08-14
Intelsat-K / now NSS-K1992-06-10Intelsat-KIntelsat-5+7 and later series
Intelsat-7 series (1 — 5, and 9)1993-10-22 — 1996-06-15Intelsat-7
Intelsat-7 (patch)
Intelsat-7 series
Intelsat-7A series (6 — 8)1995-05-17 — 1996-02-14Intelsat-7AIntelsat-7A series
Intelsat-24 / AMOS-11996-05-16AMOS-1AMOS-1AMOS
Intelsat-8 series (1 — 4)1997-03-01 — 1997-12-22Intelsat-8Intelsat-5+7 and later seriesIntelsat-5+7 and later series
Intelsat Americas series (5 — 9, 13)1997-05-24 — 2008-09-24
Intelsat-8A series (5 — 6)1998-06-18 — 1998-02-27Intelsat-8A
Intelsat-APR-2 / Insat-2E1999-04-03Insat-2EInsatInsat
Intelsat-9 series (1 — 7)2001-06-09 — 2003-02-15Intelsat-9
Intelsat-906 (launch)
Intelsat-5+7 and later seriesIntelsat-5+7 and later series
Intelsat-10-01Canceled
Intelsat-10-022004-06-16Intelsat-10-2
Intelsat-11 / formerly Panamsat-112007-10-05Panamsat-11
Intelsat-12 / formerly Panamsat-12 / formerly EuropeStar-12000-10-29EuropeStar-1
Intelsat-152009-11-30Intelsat-15
Intelsat-16 / formerly Panamsat-11R2010-02-12Intelsat-16
Intelsat-172010-11-26Intelsat-17
Intelsat-28 / New Dawn2011-04-22New Dawn
Intelsat-202012-08-02Intelsat-20
Intelsat-212012-08-19Intelsat-21
Intelsat-232012-10-14Intelsat-23
Intelsat-25 / ProtoStar-12008-07-07ProtoStar-1
Intelsat-302014-10-16Intelsat-30
Intelsat-312016-06-09
Intelsat-34 / Hispasat-55W-22015-08-20Intelsat-34
Intelsat-29e2016-01-27Intelsat-29e
Intelsat-33e2016-08-24Intelsat-33e
Intelsat-362016-08-24Intelsat-36
Intelsat-32e / SkyBrasil-12017-02-14Intelsat-32e
Intelsat-35e2017-07-05Intelsat-35e
Intelsat-37e2017-09-29Intelsat-37e
Intelsat-38 / Azerspace-22018-09-25
Intelsat-392019-08-06Intelsat-39

Canada/USA American Mobile Satellite Corporation (AMSC) / Mobile SATellite (M-Sat) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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AMSC-1 / M-Sat-21995-04-07AMSC-1AMSC / M-SatAMSC / M-Sat
AMSC-2 / M-Sat-11996-04-20

Canadian Anik / Telesat-series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Anik-A1 / Telesat-1 (Telesat-A)1972-11-10Anik-A
Anik-A
Anik / TelesatAnik / Telesat
Anik-A2 / Telesat-2 (Telesat-B)1973-04-19
Anik-A3 / Telesat-3 (Telesat-C)1975-05-07
Anik-B1 / Telesat-4 (Telesat-D)1978-12-15Anik-B1
Anik-B1
Anik-C1 / Telesat-9 (Telesat-I) / Nahuel-I1 / Brazil-1T [STS-51D/Discovery-deployed]1985-04-12Anik-C/D type
Anik-C2 / Telesat-7 (Telesat-G) / Nahuel-I2 [STS-7/Challenger-deployed]1983-06-18
Anik-C3 / Telesat-6 (Telesat-E) [STS-5/Columbia-deployed]1982-11-11
Anik-D1 / Telesat-5 (Telesat-F)1982-08-26
Anik-D2 / Telesat-8 (Telesat-H) / Satcom-4R / Arabsat-1DR [STS-51A/Discovery-deployed]1984-11-08
Anik-E11991-09-26Anik-E1
Anik-E21991-04-04
Anik-E2R / formerly Galaxy-3R1995-12-15
Anik-F12000-11-21Anik-F1
Anik-F1R2005-09-08Anik-F1R
Anik-F1R
Anik-F22004-07-18Anik-F2
Anik-F32007-04-09Anik-F3
Anik-G12013-04-15Anik-G1

Canadian Nimiq-series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Nimiq-4i / formerly DirecTV-21994-08-03NimiqNimiq
Nimiq-2i/3 / formerly DirecTV-31995-06-10
Nimiq-11999-05-20Nimiq-1/2 type
Nimiq-1/2 type
Nimiq-22002-12-29
Nimiq-42008-09-19Nimiq-4
Nimiq-52009-09-17Nimiq-5
Nimiq-62012-05-17Nimiq-6

Indian National SATellite (Insat) series:

In addition to their communications function, Insat carried remote-sensing equipment that allowed them to act as weather satellites.
(Insat [with meteorological instrumentation] are hightlighted in pale yellow.)

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Insat-1A1982-04-10Insat
Insat-1
Insat-1A
InsatInsat
Insat-1B [STS-8/Challenger-deployed]1983-08-30
Insat-1C1988-07-21
Insat-1D1990-06-12
Insat-2A / SARSAT1992-07-09Insat-2
Insat-2
Insat-2A
Insat-2B / SARSAT1993-07-22
Insat-2C / SARSAT1995-12-06Insat-2C
Insat-2D / SARSAT1997-06-04
Insat-2DT / Arabsat-1C1992-02-26
Insat-2E / Intelsat-APR-21999-04-03Insat-2E
Insat-3A / SARSAT2003-04-09Insat-3A
Insat-3B2000-03-21Insat-3B
Insat-3C2002-01-23Insat-3C
Insat-3D [meteorological only] / SARSAT2013-07-25Insat-3D
Insat-3E2003-09-27Insat-3E
Insat-4A2005-12-21Insat-4A
Insat-4B2007-03-11Insat-4B
Insat-4C [failed]2006-07-10Insat-4C
Insat-4CR2007-09-02
Insat-4D (GSat-5)20xx-?Insat-4D
Insat-4E (GSat-6)201x-?Insat-4E
Insat-4F (GSat-7)2013-08-29Insat-4F
Insat-4G (GSat-8)2011-05-20Insat-4G
GSat-8
Insat-3DR [meteorological only]2016-09-08Insat-3DR

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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NATO-1 (also known as IDCSP-1-1/20 or DSCS-1)1966-06-16 — 1968-06-13IDCSPIDCSP
NATO-2A1970-03-20NATO-2NATONATO
NATO-2B1971-02-03
NATO-3A1976-04-22NATO-3A
NATO-3B1977-01-28
NATO-3C1978-11-19
NATO-3D1984-11-14
NATO-4A1991-01-08NATO-4A
NATO-4B (USA-98)1993-12-08

French-German Symphonie-series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Symphonie-1 (Symphonie-A)1974-12-19Symphonie-1
Symphonie-1
Symphonie (patch)
Symphonie (patch)
SymphonieSymphonie
Symphonie-2 (Symphonie-B)1975-08-27

Satellite Italiano Ricerca Industriale Orientata (SIRIO) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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SIRIO-1 (SIRIO-A)1977-08-25SIRIO-1
SIRIO
SIRIOSIRIO
SIRIO-2 (SIRIO-B) [failed]1982-09-10SIRIO-2

West German TeleVision SATellite (TV-Sat) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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TV-Sat-11987-11-21TV-Sat-1TV-SatTV-Sat
TV-Sat-21989-08-08

French TéléDiffusion de France (TDF) series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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TDF-11988-10-28TDF-1TDFTDF
TDF-21990-07-24

European Orbital Test Satellite (OTS) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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OTS-1 (OTS-A) [failed]1977-09-13OTS-1
OTS
OTSOTS
OTS-2 (OTS-B)1978-05-11

Luxembourg Astra-series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Astra-1A1988-12-11Astra-1A
Astra-1A
AstraAstra
Astra-1B (like Intelsat-K)1991-03-02Astra-1B
Astra-1C1993-05-12Astra-1C
Astra-1D1994-11-01
Astra-1E1995-10-19Astra-1E
Astra-1F1996-04-08
Astra-1G1997-12-02Astra-2A
Astra-1H1999-06-18
Astra-1K [partial failure]2002-11-25Astra-1K
Astra-1KR2006-04-20Astra-1KR
Astra-1L2007-05-04Astra-1L
Astra-1M2008-11-05Astra-1M
Astra-1N2011-08-06Astra-1N
Astra-2A1998-08-30Astra-2A
Astra-2B2000-09-14Astra-2B
Astra-2C2001-06-16Astra-2A
Astra-2D2000-12-20Astra-2D
Astra-2E2013-09-29Astra-2E
Astra-2F2012-09-28
Astra-2G2014-12-27
Astra-3A2002-03-29Astra-3A (similar to Astra-2D)
Astra-3B2010-05-21Astra-3B
Astra-5A / formerly Sirius-21997-11-12Sirius-2
Astra-5B2014-03-22Astra-5B

(Selected) General Electric (GE) / AMeriCom (AMC) series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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GE-1 / AMC-11996-09-08GE-1GE / AMCGE / AMC
GE-2 / AMC-21997-01-30
GE-3 / AMC-3 / Eagle-11997-09-04
GE-4 / AMC-41999-11-13GE-4
GE-5 / AMC-51998-10-28GE-5
GE-6 / AMC-62000-10-21
GE-7 / AMC-72000-09-14
GE-8 / AMC-82000-12-20GE-8
GE-9Canceled
GE-18 / AMC-182006-12-08
AMC-212008-08-14AMC-21

(Selected) Luxembourg Société Européenne des Satellites (SES) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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SES-1 (ex AMC-4R)2010-04-24SES-1SESSES
SES-2 (ex AMC-5R)2011-09-21SES-2
SES-3 (ex AMC ground spare)2011-07-15
SES-62013-06-03SES-6
SES-82013-12-03SES-8
SES-11 / EchoStar-1052017-10-11EchoStar-105/SES-11
SES-122018-06-04SES-12
SES-14 / GOLD2018-01-25SES-14/GOLD

Norway Thor-series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Thor-1 / MarcoPolo-21990-08-18Marcopolo-1"Thor"
"Thor"
Thor-21997-05-21Thor-2
Thor-31998-06-09
Thor-5 (Thor-2r)2008-02-11Thor-2r
Thor-62009-10-29Thor-6Thor-6 (with NSS-12)
Thor-72015-04-26Thor-7Thor-7+SICRAL-2

European HotBird-series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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HotBird-1 / formerly Eutelsat-2-F6X1995-03-28HotBird-1HotBirdHotBird
HotBird-21996-11-21HotBird-2
HotBird-31997-09-02
HotBird-41998-02-27
HotBird-51998-10-09
HotBird-62002-08-21HotBird-6
HotBird-7 [failed]2002-12-11HotBird-7
HotBird-7A2006-03-11HotBird-7A
HotBird-82006-08-04HotBird-8
HotBird-92008-12-20
HotBird-102009-02-12

MARitime communications SATellite (Marisat) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Marisat-1 (Marisat-A)1976-02-19Marisat-1
Marisat-1
MarisatMarisat
Marisat-2 (Marisat-B)1976-06-09
Marisat-3 (Marisat-C)1976-10-14

MARitime European Communications Satellite (Marecs) / MARitime Orbital Test Satellite (MARots) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Marecs-1 (Marecs-A)1981-12-20MarecsMarecsMarecs
Marecs-B [failed]1982-09-10
Marecs-2 (Marecs-B2)1984-11-10

INternational MARitime SATellite (Inmarsat) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Inmarsat-2-F11990-10-30Inmarsat-2InmarsatInmarsat
Inmarsat-2-F21991-03-08
Inmarsat-2-F31991-12-16
Inmarsat-2-F41992-04-15
Inmarsat-3-F11996-04-03Inmarsat-3
Inmarsat-3-F21996-09-06
Inmarsat-3-F31996-12-18
Inmarsat-3-F41997-06-03
Inmarsat-3-F51998-02-04
Inmarsat-4-F12005-03-11Inmarsat-4
Inmarsat-4-F22005-11-08
Inmarsat-4-F32008-08-19
Inmarsat-4A-F4 / Alphasat2013-07-25Alphasat
Inmarsat-5-F12013-12-08Inmarsat-5
Inmarsat-5-F22015-02-01
Inmarsat-5-F32015-08-28
Inmarsat-5-F42017-05-15
Inmarsat-S-EAN / HellasSat-32017-06-28HellasSat-3 (early-design)

COMmunications STAR (Comstar) series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Comstar-1A (Comstar-D1)1976-05-13Comstar-1ComstarComstar
Comstar-1B (Comstar-D2)1976-07-22
Comstar-1C (Comstar-D3)1978-06-29
Comstar-1D (Comstar-D4)1981-02-21

(Selected) ECHO STAR (EchoStar) series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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EchoStar-11995-12-28EchoStar-1EchoStarEchoStar
EchoStar-21996-09-11
EchoStar-31997-10-05EchoStar-3
EchoStar-41998-05-07
EchoStar-51999-09-23
EchoStar-62000-07-14EchoStar-6
EchoStar-72002-02-21
EchoStar-82002-08-22EchoStar-8
EchoStar-9 / Telstar-132003-08-08TelstarTelstar
EchoStar-T1 / formerly TerreStar-12009-07-01TerreStar-1EchoStarEchoStar
EchoStar-172012-07-05EchoStar-17
EchoStar-182016-06-18EchoStar-18
EchoStar-192016-12-18EchoStar-19
EchoStar-105 / SES-112017-10-11EchoStar-105/SES-11

SPACE NETwork (Spacenet) series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Spacenet-1 / now ChinaSat-51984-05-23Spacenet-1
Spacenet-1
SpacenetSpacenet
Spacenet-2 / now ChinaSat-5R1984-11-10
Spacenet-3 [failed]1985-09-12
Spacenet-3R1988-03-11
Spacenet-4 / formerly ASC-21991-04-13ASC-2

SPACE WAY (Spaceway) series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Spaceway-12005-04-26Spaceway
Spaceway-22005-11-16Spaceway-2 (with Telkom-2)
Spaceway-32007-04-18Spaceway-3 (with BSat-3a)

Brazilian Brasilsat series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Brasilsat-A11985-02-08Brasilsat-A1BrasilsatBrasilsat
Brasilsat-A21986-03-28
Brasilsat-B11994-08-10Brasilsat-B
Brasilsat-B
Brasilsat-B
Brasilsat-B21995-03-28
Brasilsat-B31998-01-22
Brasilsat-B42000-08-17

Brazilian Satelites de Coleta de Dados (SCD) series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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SCD-11993-02-09SCD-1SCDSCD
SCD-2A [failed]1997-11-02SCD-2
SCD-21998-10-23
SCD-3canceledSCD-3

Brazilian StarOne (Star One) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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StarOne-C12007-11-14StarOne-C1StarOneStarOne
StarOne-C22008-04-18
StarOne-C32012-11-10StarOne-C3
StarOne-C42015-07-15StarOne-C4
StarOne-D12016-12-21StarOne-D1

Indonesian Palapa-series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Palapa-A11976-07-08Palapa-A1PalapaPalapa
Palapa-A21977-03-10
Palapa-B1 [STS-7/Challenger-deployed]1983-06-18Palapa-B1
Palapa-B2 [STS-41B/Challenger-deployed]1984-02-03
Palapa-B2 [STS-51A/Discovery-recovered]1984-11-08
Palapa-B2P1987-03-20
Palapa-B2R1990-04-13
Palapa-B41992-05-14
Palapa-C1 / HGS-3 / Anatolia-1 / PakSat-11996-02-01Palapa-C
Palapa-C21996-05-16
Palapa-D2009-08-31Palapa-D

Indonesian TELeKOMmunications (Telkom) series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Telkom-11999-08-12Telkom-1TelkomTelkom
Telkom-22005-11-16Telkom-2
Telkom-2
Telkom-32012-08-06Telkom-3
Telkom-3S2017-02-14Telkom-3S

UK (armed forces) Skynet (SKY NETwork) series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Skynet-1A1969-11-22Skynet-1ASkynetSkynet
Skynet-1B1970-08-19
Skynet-2A [partial failure]1974-01-19Skynet-2A
Skynet-2B1974-11-23
Skynet-3Canceled
Skynet-4A1990-01-01Skynet-4A
Skynet-4B1988-12-11
Skynet-4C1990-08-30
Skynet-4D1998-01-10
Skynet-4E1999-02-26
Skynet-4F2001-02-07
Skynet-5A2007-03-11Skynet-5A
Skynet-5B2007-11-14
Skynet-5C2008-06-12
Skynet-5D2012-12-19

UK Marcopolo / British Satellite Broadcasting (BSB) series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Marcopolo-1 / BSB-R1 / Sirius-11989-08-27Marcopolo-1"Marcopolo-1"
"Marcopolo-1"
Marcopolo-2 / BSB-R2 / Thor-11990-08-18

German Deutscher Fernmelde Satellit (DFS) / Kopernikus-series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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DFS-1 / Kopernikus-11989-06-05DFSDFS / KopernicusDFS / Kpernicus
DFS-2 / Kopernikus-21990-07-24
DFS-3 / Kopernikus-3 / now HellasSat-11992-10-12

Swedish Sirius-series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Sirius-1 / formerly Marcopolo-1 / BSB-R11989-08-27Marcopolo-1"Marcopolo-1"
"Marcopolo-1"
Sirius-2 / now Astra-5A1997-11-12Sirius-2Sirius-2 (see Astra-5A)
Sirius-31998-10-05Sirius-3Sirius-3 (with Eutelsat-W2)
Sirius-42007-11-17Sirius-4

Japanese Ayame / Experimental Communications Satellite (ECS) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Ayame-1 (ECS-A) [failed]1979-02-06Ayame-1Ayame / ECSAyame / ECS
Ayame-2 (ECS-B)1980-02-22

Japanese Yuri / Broadcasting Satellite (BS) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Yuri-1 / BSE1978-04-07Yuri / BSYuri / BS
Yuri-2a / BS-2a1984-01-23BS-2a
Yuri-2b / BS-2b1986-02-12
Yuri-2x / BS-2x [failed]1990-02-22
Yuri-3a / BS-3a1990-08-28BS-3a
Yuri-3h / BS-3h [failed]1991-04-19BS-3h
Yuri-3b / BS-3b1991-08-25
Yuri-3n / BS-3n1994-07-08

Japanese Broadcasting SATellite (BSat) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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BSat-1a1997-04-16BSat-1aBSatBSat
BSat-1b1998-04-28
BSat-2a2001-03-08BSat-2a
BSat-2b [partial failure]2001-07-12
BSat-2c2003-06-11
BSat-3a2007-08-14BSat-3a
BSat-3b2010-10-28BSat-3b
BSat-3c / JCSat-110R2011-08-06BSat-3c
BSat-4a2017-09-29BSat-4a

Japanese Communications Satellite (CS) / Sakura series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Sakura-1 / CS-11977-12-15CS-1Sakura / CSSakura / CS
Sakura-2A / CS-2A1983-02-04CS-2a
Sakura-2B / CS-2B1983-08-05
Sakura-3A / CS-3A1988-02-19CS-3a
Sakura-3B / CS-3B1988-09-16

Japanese Communications SATellite (JCSat) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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JCSat-11989-03-06JCSat-1JCSatJCSat
JCSat-21990-01-01
JCSat-31995-08-29JCSat-3/4 type
JCSat-41997-02-18
JCSat-51997-12-02JCSat-5/6 type
JCSat-61999-02-16
JCSat-82002-03-29JCSat-8
JCSat-9 (JCSat-5a) / N-Star-d2006-04-12JCSat-9
JCSat-102006-08-11JCSat-10
JCSat-11 [failed]2007-05-09
JCSat-122009-08-21
JCSat-132012-05-15JCSat-13
JCSat-110R / BSat-3c2011-08-06BSat-3c
JCSat-142016-05-06JCSat-14
JCSat-152016-12-21JCSat-15
JCSat-162016-08-14JCSat-16
JCSat-172019-?

Japanese Superbird series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Superbird-A1989-06-05Superbird-ASuperbirdSuperbird
Superbird-A11992-12-01
Superbird-B [failed]1990-02-22
Superbird-B11992-02-26
Superbird-C1997-07-28Superbird-C
Superbird-4 (Superbird-B2)2000-02-18Superbird-4
Superbird-6 (Superbird-A2)2004-06-14Superbird-6
Superbird-7 (Superbird-C2)2008-08-14Superbird-7

Japanese N-Star series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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N-Star-a1995-08-29N-Star-aN-StarN-Star
N-Star-b1996-02-05
N-Star-c2002-07-05N-Star-c
N-Star-d / JCSat-9 (JCSat-5a)2006-04-12JCSat-9

EUropean TELcommunications SATellite (Eutelsat) / European Communications Satellite (ECS) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Eutelsat-1-F1 / ECS-11983-06-16Eutelsat-1Eutelsat / ECSEutelsat / ECS
Eutelsat-1-F2 / ECS-21984-08-04
Eutelsat-1-F3 / ECS-3 [failed]1985-09-12
Eutelsat-1-F4 / ECS-41987-09-16
Eutelsat-1-F5 / ECS-51988-07-21
Eutelsat-2-F11990-08-30Eutelsat-2
Eutelsat-2
Eutelsat-2-F21991-01-16
Eutelsat-2-F31991-12-07
Eutelsat-2-F41992-07-10
Eutelsat-2-F51994-01-24
Eutelsat-W21998-10-05Eutelsat-W2
Eutelsat-16C / SESAT2000-04-17SESAT
Eutelsat-W12000-09-06Eutelsat-W1R
Eutelsat-12-West-A / Atlantic Bird-12002-08-28
Eutelsat-12-West-B / Atlantic Bird-22001-09-25
Eutelsat-5-West-A / formerly Stellat-5 / formerly Atlantic Bird-32002-07-05Stellat-5
Eutelsat-7-West-A / Nilesat-104 / formerly Atlantic Bird-72011-09-24
eBird-1 / Eurobird-3 / Eutelsat-33A/31A2003-09-27eBird-1
Eutelsat-W3A / Eutelsat-7A2004-03-15Eutelsat-W3A
Eutelsat-W2M2008-12-20Eutelsat-W2M
Eutelsat-W3B [partial failure]2010-10-28Eutelsat-W3B
Eutelsat-25B / Es'hail-12013-08-29Eutelsat-25B
Eutelsat-115-West-A / SatMex-5 (Morelos-3)1998-12-06SatMex-5
Eutelsat-113-West-A / SatMex-6 (Morelos-4)2006-05-27SatMex-6
Eutelsat-115-West-B / formerly SatMex-72015-03-02SatMex-7
Eutelsat-117-West-A / formerly SatMex-82013-03-26SatMex-8
Eutelsat-117-West-B / formerly SatMex-92016-06-15SatMex-9
Eutelsat-8-West-B2015-08-20Eutelsat-8-West-B
Eutelsat-9B / EDRS-A2016-01-29Eutelsat-9B
Eutelsat-65-West-A2016-03-09Eutelsat-65-West-A
Eutelsat-172B2017-06-01Eutelsat-172B
Eutelsat-7C2019-06-20Eutelsat-7C

French TELECOMmunications (Telecom) series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Telecom-1A1984-08-04Telecom-1ATelecomTelecom
Telecom-1B1985-05-08
Telecom-1C1988-03-11
Telecom-2A1991-12-16Telecom-2A
Telecom-2
Telecom-2B1992-04-15
Telecom-2C1995-12-06
Telecom-2D1996-08-08

French Syracuse-series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Syracuse-3A2005-10-15Syracuse-3Syracuse-3A (with Galaxy-15)
Syracuse-3B2006-08-11Syracuse-3B (with JCSat-10)
Syracuse-3C / SICRAL-22015-04-26SICRAL-2Thor-7+SICRAL-2

AUStralian communications SATellite (Aussat) / Optus series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Aussat-A1 / Optus-A1 [STS-51I/Discovery-deployed]1985-08-27Aussat-AAussat / OptusAussat / Optus
Aussat-A2 / Optus-A2 [STS-61B/Atlantis-deployed]1985-11-27
Aussat-A3 / Optus-A31987-09-16
Aussat-B1 / Optus-B11992-08-13Optus-B
Aussat-B2 / Optus-B21992-12-21
Aussat-B3 / Optus-B31994-08-27
Optus-C12003-06-11
Optus-D12006-10-13Optus-D1
Optus-D22007-10-05Optus-D2
Optus-D32009-08-21
Optus-102014-09-11Optus-10

Mexican Morelos-series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Morelos-1 (Morelos-A) [STS-51G/Discovery-deployed]1985-06-17Morelos-1MorelosMorelos
Morelos-2 (Morelos-B) [STS-61B/Atlantis-deployed]1985-11-27

Mexican Solidaridad-series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Solidaridad-11993-11-20Solidaridad-1
Solidaridad-1/2 type
SolidaridadSolidaridad
Solidaridad-21994-10-08

SATellite MEXico (SatMex) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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SatMex-5 (Morelos-3) / Eutelsat-115-West-A1998-12-06SatMex-5SatMexSatMex
SatMex-6 (Morelos-4) / Eutelsat-113-West-A2006-05-27SatMex-6
SatMex-7 / now Eutelsat-115-West-B2015-03-02SatMex-7Eutelsat / ECSEutelsat / ECS
SatMex-8 / now Eutelsat-117-West-A2013-03-26SatMex-8
SatMex-9 / now Eutelsat-117-West-B2016-06-15SatMex-9

MEXican SATellite (MexSat) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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MexSat-1 [failed]2015-05-15MexSat-1MexSatMexSat
MexSat-22015-10-02
MexSat-3 / Morelos-32012-12-19MexSat-3

Spanish HISPAnic SATellite (Hispasat) series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Hispasat-1A1992-09-10Hispasat-1AHispasatHispasat
Hispasat-1B1993-07-22
Hispasat-1C2000-03-02Hispasat-1C
Hispasat-1C/1D
Hispasat-1C/1D
Hispasat-1C/1D
Hispasat-1C/1D
Hispasat-1C/1D
Hispasat-1D
Hispasat-1D
Hispasat-1D2002-09-18
Hispasat-1E2012-10-29Hispasat-1E
Hispasat-55W-2 / Intelsat-342015-08-20Intelsat-34
Hispasat-AG1 / Hispasat 36W-12017-01-28Hispasat-AG1
Hispasat-1F / Hispasat 30W-62018-03-06Hispasat-1F

Amazonas-series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Amazonas-1 / Hispasat-55W-12004-08-05Amazonas-1AmazonasAmazonas
Amazonas-22009-10-01Amazonas-2
Amazonas-32013-02-07Amazonas-3
Amazonas-4A2014-03-22Amazonas-4A
Amazonas-4BCanceled
Amazonas-52017-09-11Amazonas-5

ITALian SATellite (Italsat) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Italsat-11991-01-15Italsat-1ItalsatItalsat
Italsat-21996-08-08

Malaysia East Asia SATellite (Measat) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Measat-1 / Africasat-11996-01-13Measat-1MeasatMeasat
Measat-2 / Africasat-21996-11-13
Measat-32006-12-11Measat-3
Measat-3a2009-06-21Measat-3a
Measat-3b / Jabiru-22014-09-11Measat-3b
Measat-4Canceled
Measat-5 / iPStar-1 / Thaicom-42005-08-11Thaicom-4

Saudi Arabia / ARABian SATellite (Arabsat) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Arabsat-1E / Telstar-301 / Telstar-3A1983-07-28Telstar-301
Telstar-3
Telstar-3
TelstarTelstar
Arabsat-1A1985-02-08Arabsat-1ArabsatArabsat
Arabsat-1DR / Anik-D2 / Telesat-8 / Satcom-4R [STS-51A/Discovery-deployed]1984-11-08Anik / TelesatAnik / Telesat
Arabsat-1B [STS-51G/Discovery-deployed]1985-06-17ArabsatArabsat
Arabsat-1C / Insat-2DT1992-02-26
Arabsat-2A1996-07-09Arabsat-2
Arabsat-2B1996-11-13
Arabsat-2C / Panamsat-5 / now Intelsat-5 (new series?)1997-08-28Panamsat-5
Arabsat-3A1999-02-26Arabsat-3A
Arabsat-4A [partial failure]2006-02-28Arabsat-4A
Arabsat-4B2006-11-08
Arabsat-4AR2008-07-07
Arabsat-5A2010-06-26Arabsat-5A
Arabsat-5C2011-09-21Arabsat-5C
Arabsat-6B2015-11-10Arabsat-6B

TURKish SATellite (Turksat) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Turksat-1A [failed]1994-01-24Turksat-1ATurksatTurksat
Turksat-1B1994-08-11
Turksat-1C1996-07-09
Turksat-2A / Eurasiasat-12001-01-10Turksat-2A
Turksat-3A2008-06-12
Turksat-3uSat2013-04-26Turksat-3uSat
Turksat-4A2014-02-14Turksat-4A
Turksat-4B2015-10-16Turksat-4B
Turksat-5A2020-?Turksat-5A
Turksat-6A2020-?Turksat-6A

PAN-AMerican SATellite (Panamsat / PAS) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Panamsat-11988-06-15Panamsat-1Panamsat / PASPanamsat / PAS
Panamsat-2 / Intelsat-2 (new series?)1994-07-08Panamsat-2/3/3R/4 type
Panamsat-3 [failed]1994-12-01
Panamsat-4 / Intelsat-4 (new series?)1995-08-03
Panamsat-3R / Intelsat-3R (new series?)1996-01-12
Panamsat-61997-08-07Panamsat-6/7/8 type
Panamsat-5 / Arabsat-2C / now Intelsat-5 (new series?)1997-08-28Panamsat-5
Panamsat-22 / AsiaSat-3 / HGS-11997-12-24
Panamsat-7 / Intelsat-7 (new series?)1998-09-16Panamsat-6/7/8 type
Panamsat-7
Panamsat-8
Panamsat-8 / Intelsat-8 (new series?)1998-11-04
Panamsat-6B / Intelsat-6B (new series?)1998-12-22Panamsat-6B
Panamsat-9 / Intelsat-9 (new series?)2000-07-28Panamsat-9
Panamsat-1R / Intelsat-1R (new series?)2000-11-16Panamsat-1R
Panamsat-10 / Intelsat-10 (new series?)2001-05-15
Panamsat-11 / now Intelsat-112007-10-05Panamsat-11Intelsat-5+7 and later seriesIntelsat-5+7 and later series
Panamsat-12 / now Intelsat-12 / formerly EuropeStar-12000-10-29EuropeStar-1
Panamsat-11R / now Intelsat-162010-02-12Intelsat-16

American Satellite Company (ASC) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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ASC-1 [STS-51I/Discovery-deployed]1985-08-27ASC-1 (with Leasat-F4 and Aussat-A1)
ASC-2 / now Spacenet-41991-04-13ASC-2SpacenetSpacenet

Gte STAR (GStar) series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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GStar-11985-05-08GStar-1GStarGStar
GStar-21986-03-28
GStar-31988-09-08
GStar-41990-11-20

Satellite Business Systems (SBS) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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SBS-1 (SBS-A)1980-11-15SBS-1SBSSBS
SBS-2 (SBS-B)1981-09-24
SBS-3 (SBS-C) [STS-5/Columbia-deployed]1982-11-11
SBS-4 (SBS-D) [STS-41D/Discovery-deployed]1984-08-30
SBS-51988-09-08
SBS-61990-10-12SBS-6
SBS-6

US Air Force (USAF) Satellite Data System (SDS) / Quasar series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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SDS-1 / Quasar-11976-06-02SDS / QuasarSDS / Quasar
SDS-2 / Quasar-21976-08-06
SDS-3 / Quasar-31978-08-05
SDS-4 / Quasar-41980-12-13
SDS-5 / Quasar-5 / USA-41984-08-28
SDS-6 / Quasar-6 / USA-91985-02-08
SDS-7 / Quasar-7 / USA-211987-02-12
SDS-2-1 / Quasar-8 / USA-40 [STS-28R/Columbia-deployed]1989-08-08SDS-2
SDS-2-2 / Quasar-9 / USA-67 [STS-38/Atlantis-deployed]1990-11-16
SDS-2-3 / Quasar-10 / USA-87 [STS-53/Discovery-deployed]1992-12-02
SDS-2-4 / Quasar-11 / USA-1251996-07-03
SDS-3-1 / Quasar-12 / USA-1371998-01-29
SDS-3-2 / Quasar-13 / USA-1552000-12-06
SDS-3-3 / Quasar-14 / USA-1622001-10-11
SDS-3-4 / Quasar-15 / USA-1792004-08-31
SDS-3-5 / Quasar-16 / USA-1982007-12-10
SDS-3-6 / Quasar-17 / NROL-27 / USA-2272011-03-11
SDS-3-7 / Quasar-18 / NROL-38 / USA-2362012-06-20
SDS-3-8 / Quasar-19 / NROL-33 / USA-2522014-05-23
SDS-4-1 / Quasar-20 / NROL-61 / USA-2692016-07-28
SDS-4-2 / Quasar-21 / NROL-52 / USA-2792017-10-15

Radio Corporation of America (RCA) SATellite COMmunications (Satcom) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Satcom-1 (Satcom-A)1975-12-12Satcom-1
Satcom-1
SatcomSatcom
Satcom-2 (Satcom-B)1976-03-26
Satcom-3 (Satcom-C) [partial failure]1979-12-07
Satcom-3R (Satcom-D)1981-11-20
Satcom-41982-01-16
Satcom-51982-10-28
Satcom-1R (Satcom-F)1983-04-11
Satcom-2R (Satcom-H)1983-09-08
Satcom-4R / Anik-D2 / Telesat-8 / Arabsat-1DR [STS-51A/Discovery-deployed]1984-11-08
Satcom-Ku2 [STS-61B/Atlantis-deployed]1985-11-27
Satcom-Ku1 [STS-61C/Columbia-deployed]1986-01-12Satcom-Ku1 (patch)
Satcom-C11990-11-20
Satcom-C2Canceled
Satcom-C51991-05-29Satcom-C5
Satcom-C41992-08-31
Satcom-C31992-09-10

Atlantic Bird series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Atlantic Bird-1 / Eutelsat-12-West-A2002-08-28Atlantic Bird-1Atlantic Bird-1 (Eutelsat-12-West-A, with MSG-1)
Atlantic Bird-2 / Eutelsat-12-West-B2001-09-25Atlantic Bird-2Atlantic Bird-2 (Eutelsat-12-West-B)
Atlantic Bird-3 / Stellat-5 / now Eutelsat-5-West-A2002-07-05Stellat-5Stellat-5 (with N-Star-c)
Atlantic Bird-7 / now Eutelsat-7-West-A / Nilesat-1042011-09-24Atlantic Bird-7

(US Navy) FLeeT SATellite COMmunications (FltSatCom) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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FltSatCom-11978-02-09FltSatCom-1FltSatComFltSatCom
FltSatCom-21979-05-04
FltSatCom-31980-01-18
FltSatCom-41980-10-31
FltSatCom-5 [partial failure]1981-08-06
FltSatCom-6 [failed]1987-03-26
FltSatCom-7 / USA-201986-12-05FltSatCom-7
FltSatCom-8 / USA-461989-09-25

Orion-series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Orion-1 / Telstar-111994-11-29Telstar-11TelstarTelstar
Orion-2 / Telstar-121999-10-19Telstar-12
Orion-31999-05-05Orion-3Orion-3
Orion-3

Estrela do Sul-series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Estrela do Sul-1 / Telstar-142004-01-11Telstar-14TelstarTelstar
Estrela do Sul-2 / Telstar-14R2011-05-20Telstar-14R

Galaxy-series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Galaxy-11983-06-28Galaxy-1GalaxyGalaxy
Galaxy-21983-09-22
Galaxy-31984-09-21
Galaxy-41993-06-25Galaxy-4
Galaxy-4
Galaxy-51992-03-13
Galaxy-61990-10-12
Galaxy-71992-10-28
Galaxy-3R (Galaxy-8, now Anik-E2R)1995-12-15Galaxy-3R
Galaxy-111999-12-21Galaxy-11
Galaxy-10R2000-01-25Galaxy-4R/10R
Galaxy-4R2000-04-19
Galaxy-25 / Telstar-5 / Intelsat Americas-51997-05-24Telstar-5/6/7 typeTelstarTelstar
Galaxy-26 / Telstar-6 / Intelsat Americas-61999-02-15
Galaxy-27 / Telstar-7 / Intelsat Americas-71999-09-25
Galaxy-28 / Telstar-8 / Intelsat Americas-82005-06-23Telstar-8
Galaxy-23 / Telstar-13 / Intelsat Americas-13 / EchoStar-92003-08-08Telstar-13
Galaxy-3C2002-06-15Galaxy-3CGalaxyGalaxy
Galaxy-122003-04-09Galaxy-12
Galaxy-132003-10-01Galaxy-13
Galaxy-152005-10-13Galaxy-15
Galaxy-172007-05-05
Galaxy-19 / Intelsat Americas-92008-09-24Galaxy-19

(Selected) Global Star (Globalstar) series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Globalstar-1/2/3/41998-02-14Globalstar-1
Globalstar-1 (launch configuration)
GlobalstarGlobalstar
Globalstar-5+7+9+10+11+12+13+16+17+18+20+21 [failed]1998-09-09
Globalstar-6+8+14+151998-04-24
Globalstar-2 (72-120)2010-10-19 →Globalstar-2
Globalstar-2 (launch configuration)

DIRECt TV (DirecTV) series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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DirecTV-11993-12-18DirecTV-1DirecTVDirecTV
DirecTV-2 / now Nimiq-4i1994-08-03
DirecTV-3 / now Nimiq-2i/31995-06-10
DirecTV-1R1999-10-10DirecTV-1R
DirecTV-4S2001-11-27DirecTV-4S
DirecTV-7S2004-05-04DirecTV-7S
DirecTV-82005-05-22DirecTV-8
DirecTV-9S2006-10-13DirecTV-7S
DirecTV-102007-07-07DirecTV-10
DirecTV-112008-03-19
DirecTV-122009-12-29
DirecTV-142014-12-06DirecTV-14
DirecTV-152015-05-27DirecTV-15
AT&T-T-16 / DirectTV-162019-06-20AT&T-T-16

China/PRC Dongfanghong / Dong Fang Hong (DFH) series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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DFH-11970-04-24DFH-1DFHDFH
DFH-2 series (1 — 2)1984-01-29 — 1984-04-08DFH-2
DFH-2A series (1 — 5)1986-02-01 — 1991-12-28DFH-2A
DFH-3 series (1 — 2)1994-11-29 — 1997-05-11DFH-3

Netherlands New Skies (NSS) series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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NSS-K / formerly Intelsat-K1992-06-10Intelsat-KNSSNSS
NSS-72002-04-16NSS-7
NSS-62002-12-17NSS-6
NSS-92009-02-12NSS-9
NSS-122009-10-29NSS-12

China/PRC ASIA SATellite (AsiaSat) series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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AsiaSat-1 / formerly Westar-61990-04-07AsiaSatAsiaSat
AsiaSat-2 / AMOS-5i1995-11-28AsiaSat-2
AsiaSat-3 / HGS-1 / Panamsat-221997-12-24AsiaSat-3
AsiaSat-3/3S
AsiaSat-3S1999-03-21
AsiaSat-42003-04-11AsiaSat-4
AsiaSat-52009-08-11AsiaSat-5
AsiaSat-7 / Thaicom-6A2011-11-25
AsiaSat-6 / Thaicom-72014-09-07AsiaSat-6
AsiaSat-8 / now AMOS-72014-08-05AsiaSat-8
AsiaSat-92017-09-28AsiaSat-9

China/PRC Asia-Pacific STAR (APStar) series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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APStar-11994-07-21APStar-1APStarAPStar
APStar-21995-01-26APStar-2
APStar-1A1996-07-03
APStar-2R / Telstar-101997-10-16APStar-2RTelstarTelstar
APStar-5 / Telstar-182004-06-29
APStar-62005-04-12APStar-6APStarAPStar
APStar-72012-03-31APStar-7
APStar-92015-10-16APStar-9
APStar-6C2018-05-03APStar-6C
APStar-6C
APStar-5C / Telstar-18V2018-09-10Telstar-18VTelstarTelstar

(Selected) CHINA/PRC SATellite (ChinaSat) / ZhongXing (ZX) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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ChinaSat-5 / formerly Spacenet-11984-05-23Spacenet-1
Spacenet-1
SpacenetSpacenet
ChinaSat-5R / formerly Spacenet-21984-11-10
ChinaSat-20 / ZX-20 / ST-12003-11-14ST-1 (PRC)ChinaSatChinaSat
ChinaSat-22A / ZX-22A / FH-182006-09-12
ChinaSat-9 / ZX-92008-06-09ZX-9

China/PRC Asia Broadcasting Satellite series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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ABS-2 / ST-3 / Koreasat-82014-02-06Koreasat-8ABSABS
ABS-3A2015-03-02ABS-3A
ABS-2A2016-06-15ABS-2A

Indian Geostationary SATellite (GSat) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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GSat-1 (GramSat)2001-04-18GSat-1GSatGSat
GSat-22003-08-05GSat-2
GSat-3 (EduSat)2004-09-20GSat-3
GSat-4 (HealthSat) [failed]2010-04-15GSat-4
GSat-5 (Insat-4D)20xx-?Insat-4DInsatInsat
GSat-6 (Insat-4E)201x-?Insat-4E
GSat-7 (Insat-4F)2013-08-29Insat-4F
GSat-8 (Insat-4G)2011-05-20GSat-8
Insat-4G
GSat-102012-09-28GSat-10GSatGSat
GSat-112018-12-04GSat-11
GSat-152015-11-10GSat-15
GSat-162014-12-06GSat-16
GSat-172017-06-28GSat-17
GSat-182016-10-05GSat-18
GSat-312019-02-05GSat-31

THAIland COMmunications (Thaicom) series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Thaicom-11993-12-18Thaicom-1ThaicomThaicom
Thaicom-21994-10-08
Thaicom-31997-04-17Thaicom-5
Thaicom-52006-05-27
Thaicom-4 / iPStar-1 / Measat-52005-08-11Thaicom-4
Thaicom-6 / Africom-12014-01-06Thaicom-6
Thaicom-6A / AsiaSat-72011-11-25
Thaicom-7 / AsiaSat-62014-09-07AsiaSat-6
Thaicom-82016-05-27Thaicom-8

[Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT)] SATellite (Vinasat) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Vinasat-12008-04-18Vinasat-1VinasatVinasat
Vinasat-22012-05-15Vinasat-2

Russian Molniya-series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Molniya-1 series (1-1 — 1-31)1965-04-23 — 1975-09-02Molniya-1
Molniya-1
Molniya-1
Molniya-1
Molniya-1
MolniyaMolniya
Molniya-1S-11974-07-29Molniya-1S
Molniya-1T series (1-32 — 1-93)1976-01-22 — 2004-02-18
Molniya-2 series (2-1 — 2-17)1971-11-24 — 1977-02-11Molniya-2
Molniya-3 series (3-1 — 3-50)1974-11-21 — 1999-07-08Molniya-3
Molniya-3
Molniya-3K series (3K-1 — 3K-3)2001-07-20 — 2008-?Molniya-3K

Israeli Affordable Modular Optimized Satellite (AMOS) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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AMOS-5i / AsiaSat-21995-11-28AsiaSat-2
AMOS-1 / Intelsat-241996-05-16AMOS-1AMOS-1 (with Palapa-C2)AMOS
AMOS-22003-12-27AMOS-2
AMOS-32008-04-28AMOS-3
AMOS-42013-08-31AMOS-4"AMOS-4" (in text, but fantasy depiction)
AMOS-52011-12-11AMOS-5
AMOS-6 [destroyed]2016-09-01AMOS-6
AMOS-6
AMOS-6
AMOS-7 / formerly AsiaSat-82014-08-05AsiSat-8
AMOS-82022-?AMOS-8
AMOS-172019-08-06AMOS-17AMOS-17

KAZakhstan SATellite (KazSat) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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KazSat-12006-06-17KazSat-1KazSatKazSat
KazSat-22011-07-15KazSat-2
KazSat-32014-04-28KazSat-3
KazSat-3

US Air Force (USAF) Initial Defense Communications Satellite Program (IDCSP) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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IDCSP-1 — 7 / DSCS-1-1 — 71966-06-16IDCSP
IDCSP
IDCSPIDCSP
IDCSP-8 — 14 / DSCS-1-8 — 14 [failed]1966-08-26
IDCSP-8 — 15 / DSCS-1-8 — 15 [redo]1967-01-18
IDCSP-16 — 19 / DSCS-1-16 — 191967-07-01
IDCSP-20 — 27 / DSCS-1-20 — 271968-06-13

US Air Force (USAF) Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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DSCS-1 or IDCSP-1-1/20 (also known as NATO-1)1966-06-16 — 1968-06-13DSCSDSCS
DSCS-2-1/21971-11-03DSCS-2
DSCS-2
DSCS-2-3/41973-12-13
DSCS-2-5/61975-05-20
DSCS-2-7/81977-05-12
DSCS-2-9/10 [failed]1978-03-25
DSCS-2-11/121978-12-13
DSCS-2-13/141979-11-21
DSCS-3-B4/B5 / USA-11/12 [STS-51J/Atlantis-deployed]1985-10-03DSCS-3
DSCS-3 (patch)
DSCS-2-E14 / USA-431989-09-04
DSCS-3-A2 / USA-441989-09-04
DSCS-3-B14 / USA-781992-02-11

(Selected) Strela-series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Strela-1 #1 / Kosmos-381964-08-18Kosmos-38 (Strela-1)
Strela-1 #2 / Kosmos-39
Strela-1 #3 / Kosmos-40
Strela-1 #4 / Kosmos-421964-08-22
Strela-1 #5 / Kosmos-43
Strela-1 #6 / Kosmos-(49) [failed]1964-10-23
Strela-1 #7 / Kosmos-(50) [failed]
Strela-1 #8 / Kosmos-(51) [failed]
Strela-1 #9 / Kosmos-541965-02-21
Strela-1 #10 / Kosmos-55
Strela-1 #11 / Kosmos-56
Strela-1 #12 / Kosmos-611965-03-15
Strela-1 #13 / Kosmos-62
Strela-1 #14 / Kosmos-63
Strela-1 #15 / Kosmos-711965-07-16
Strela-1 #16 / Kosmos-72
Strela-1 #17 / Kosmos-73
Strela-1 #18 / Kosmos-74
Strela-1 #19 / Kosmos-75
Strela-1 #20 / Kosmos-801965-09-03
Strela-1 #21 / Kosmos-81
Strela-1 #22 / Kosmos-82
Strela-1 #23 / Kosmos-83
Strela-1 #24 / Kosmos-84
Strela-1 #25 / Kosmos-861965-09-18
Strela-1 #26 / Kosmos-87
Strela-1 #27 / Kosmos-88
Strela-1 #28 / Kosmos-89
Strela-1 #29 / Kosmos-90
Strela-1M (series)1970-04-25 — 1992-06-03Strela-1M"Strela-M1" (Strela-1M)
Strela-3 #137 / Kosmos-24372008-05-23"Strela-3"
Strela-3 #138 / Kosmos-2438
Strela-3 #139 / Kosmos-2439
Strela-3 #140 / Kosmos-24512009-07-06
Strela-3 #141 / Kosmos-2453
Strela-3 #142 / Kosmos-24672010-09-08
Strela-3 #143 / Kosmos-24812012-05-17
Strela-3M #4 / Rodnik-S #4 / Kosmos-24822012-05-17
Strela-3M #5 / Rodnik-S #5 / Kosmos-2483
Strela-3M #6 / Rodnik-S #6 / Kosmos-2484

UK/European HIghLy Adaptable Satellite (HYLAS) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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HYLAS-12010-11-26HYLAS-1HYLASHYLAS
HYLAS-22012-08-02HYLAS-2
HYLAS-3 / EDRS-C2019-08-06HYLAS-3
HYLAS-42018-04-05HYLAS-4

Sirius-XM series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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XM-1 / Roll2001-08-05XM-1Sirius-XMSirius-XM
XM-2 / Rock2001-03-18
XM-3 / Rhythm2005-03-01XM-4
XM-4 / Blues2006-10-30
XM-52010-10-14XM-5

(Selected) Russian Ekspress-series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Ekspress-11994-10-13Ekspress
Ekspress-1
Ekspress-AT2
Ekspress-MD1
EkspressEkspress
Ekspress-21996-09-26
Ekspress-A (series)1999-10-27 — 2000-06-24Ekspress-A
Ekspress-AM (series)2004-10-30 →Ekspress-AM
Ekspress-AM6
Ekspress-AM33/AM44

(Selected) Russian Luch-series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Luch-11994-12-16LuchLuchLuch
Luch-5A / GEOSAT2011-12-11Luch-5A
Luch-5B2012-11-02Luch-5B
Luch-5V / GEOSAT2014-04-28

ARgentina SATellite (Arsat) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Arsat-12014-10-16Arsat-1 (early-design?)
Arsat-1
ArsatArSat
Arsat-22015-09-30Arsat-2

KOREA SATellite (Koreasat) / Mugungwha series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Koreasat-1 / Mugungwha-1 [failed]1995-08-05Koreasat-1
Koreasat-1 (launch)
Koreasat / MugungwhaKoreasat / Mugungwha
Koreasat-2 / Mugungwha-21996-01-14
Koreasat-3 / Mugungwha-31999-09-04Koreasat-3
Koreasat-4 / Mugungwha-4?
Koreasat-5 / Mugungwha-52006-08-22Koreasat-5
Koreasat-5A / Mugungwha-5A2017-10-30Koreasat-5A
Koreasat-5A (patch)
Koreasat-6 / Olleh-12010-12-29Koreasat-6
Koreasat-7 / Mugungwha-72017-05-04Koreasat-7
Koreasat-8 / Mugungwha-8 / ABS-2 / ST-22014-02-06Koreasat-8

Greek HellasSat series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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HellasSat-1 / formerly DFS-3 / Kopernikus-31992-10-12HellasSatHellasSat
HellasSat-22003-05-13HellasSat-2
HellasSat-3 / Inmarsat-S-EAN2017-06-28HellasSat-3 (early-design)
HellasSat-4 / SaudiGeoSat-12019-02-05HellasSat-4

Egyptian NILE SATellite (Nilesat) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Nilesat-1011998-04-28Nilesat-101NilesatNilesat
Nilesat-1022000-08-17
Nilesat-104 / Eutelsat-7-West-A / formerly Atlantic Bird-72011-09-24
Nilesat-2012010-08-04Nilesat-201
Nilesat-201 (under construction)
Nilesat-201 (under construction)

United Arab Emirates (UAE) al YAH SATellite communications company (YahSat) series:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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YahSat-1A / Al Yah-12011-04-22YahSat-1AYahSatYahSat
YahSat-1B / Al Yah-22012-04-23YahSat-1B
Al Yah-3 (with SES-14/GOLD)2018-01-25Al Yah-3

(Selected) ORBital COMMunications (Orbcomm) series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Orbcomm-X1991-07-17Orbcomm-XOrbcommOrbcomm
Orbcomm-FM05/FM121997-12-23Orbcomm-FM
Orbcomm-FM03/FM041998-02-10
Orbcomm-FM105/FM1192015-12-21

Iridium series satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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Iridium (series: 1 — 98)1995-05-05 — 2002-02-20IridiumIridiumIridium
Iridium-NEXT (series: 101 →)2017-01-14 →Iridium-NEXT

Other (selected) US communications satellites:

SatelliteLaunch DateImages
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SCORE / Chatterbox1958-12-18SCORESCORE
SCORE
SCORE (launch)1
SCORE (launch)1
SCORE (launch)1
SCORE (launch)1
"SCORE"
AdventCanceledAdvent
Tacomsat-1 / TacSat-11969-02-09TacomsatTacomsatTacomsat
BATSat / Teledesic-T11988-02-25BATSatBATSat (with Explorer-72)
UFO (series)1993-03-25 — 2003-12-18UFO (block1)UFO
UFO
ACTS [STS-51/Discovery-deployed]1993-09-12ACTSACTS (with ORFEUS-SPAS-1)ACTS
ACTS
Healthsat-21993-09-26Healthsat-2Healthsat-2 (with SPOT-3 and OSCAR-25/28)
AfriStar1998-10-28AfriStarAfriStar (with GE-5)"AfriStar"
"AfriStar"
AfriStar
MUBLCOM1999-05-18MUBLCOMMUBLCOM (with Explorer-76)
AsiaStar2000-03-21AsiaStar (with Insat-3B)
ICO-F22001-06-19ICO-F1/F2 type"ICO"-F1/F2
PCSat-1 / OSCAR-442001-08-31OSCAR-44
OSCAR-44
PCSat-1 / OSCAR-44
WildBlue-12006-12-08WildBlue-1WildBlue-1 (with AMC-18)
TacSat-22006-12-16TacSat-2
ProtoStar-1 / Intelsat-252008-07-07ProtoStar-1Intelsat-5+7 and later seriesIntelsat-5+7 and later series
TerreStar-1 / now EchoStar-T12009-07-01TerreStar-1TerreStar-1 (EchoStar-T1)
Hermes [failed]2011-03-04HermesHermes (with Glory)
New Dawn / Intelsat-282011-04-22New DawnIntelsat-5+7 and later seriesIntelsat-5+7 and later series
MUOS-12012-02-24MUOS-1
MUOS-22013-07-19"MUOS-2"
ViaSat-22017-06-01ViaSat-2ViaSat-2 (with Eutelsat-172B)

1The Atlas-B launch rocket, without its booster engines, constituted the SCORE satellite. It is depicted in the upper part of the stamp.

Other (selected) non-US communications satellites:

SatelliteCountryLaunch DateImages
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CTS-A (CAS-C) / HermesUSA / Canada1976-01-17CTSCTSCTS
Ekran / Statsionar (series)Russia (USSR)1976-10-26 — 2001-04-07EkranEkranEkran
Gorizont (series)Russia (USSR)1978-12-19 — 2000-06-06GorizontGorizontGorizont
APPLEIndia1981-06-19APPLE (with Meteosat-2)"APPLE"
Potok / Gezier (series)Russia1982-05-17 — 2000-07-04Potok"Potok"
Tele-XSweden, Norway, and Finland1989-04-02Tele-XTele-XTele-X
Olympus / L-SatEurope (ESA)1989-07-12OlympusOlympus / L-SatOlympus / L-Sat
Gonets (series)Russia1996-02-19 — 2001-12-28Gonets-D1"Gonets-D1"
"Gonets"
"Gonets"
Nahuel-1AArgentina1997-01-30Nahuel-1ANahuel-1A (with GE-2 / AMC-2)
Indostar-1 / Cakrawarta-1Indonesia1997-11-12Indostar-1Sirius-2+Indostar-1"Indostar-1"
Sinosat (series)China/PRC1998-07-18 →Sinosat-1
Sinosat-2
Sinosat-3
SinosatSinosat
ST-1China (Singapore/Taiwan)1998-08-27ST-1ST-1
Garuda-1Indonesia2000-02-12Garuda-1Garuda-1
Garuda-1
Garuda-1
Garuda-1
SESAT / Eutelsat-16CRussia2000-04-17SESAT"SESAT"
N-Sat-110Japan (SCC/JSAT)2000-10-06N-Sat-110N-Sat-110
Thuraya-1United Arab Emirates2000-10-21Thuraya"Thuraya-1"
"Thuraya-1"
"Thuraya-1"
"Thuraya"
"Thuraya"
EuropeStar-1 / Panamsat-12 / Intelsat-12France / USA2000-10-29EuropeStar-1EuropeStar-1
SICRAL-1Italy2001-02-07SICRAL-1SICRAL (with Skynet-4F)
Eurobird-1 (Europesat-1)International2001-03-08Eurobird-1Eurobird-1 (with BSat-2a)
ARTEMIS [partial failure]Europe (ESA)2001-07-12ARTEMIS
ARTEMIS
ARTEMISARTEMIS
APMTChina/PRCCanceledAPMTAPMT
APMT
Stellat-5 / Atlantic Bird-3 / now Eutelsat-5-West-AFrance2002-07-05Stellat-5Stellat-5 (with N-Star-c)
DRTS / KodamaJapan (NASDA)2002-09-10DRTS-1/Kodama
STENTOR [failed]France (CNES)2002-12-11STENTORSTENTORSTENTOR
AGORAFrance (CNES)Canceled"Sonde AGORA"
"Sonde AGORA"
XTAR-EURSpain / USA2005-02-12XTAR-EURXTAR-EUR+MaqSat-B2+SloshSat-FLEVO
XTAR-EUR+MaqSat-B2+SloshSat-FLEVO
SpainSatSpain2006-03-11SpainSat-1SpainSatSpainSat
Meridian (series)Russia2006-12-24 →Meridian"Meridian"
"Meridian"
"Meridian"
"Meridian"
NigComSat-1Nigeria2007-05-13NigComSat-1"NigComSat-1" (JCSat-14 depicted)
Raduga-1M-1Russia2007-12-09Raduga-M1Raduga-1M-1
Raduga-1M-1
Raduga-1M-1
Rascom-QAF-1International2007-12-21Rascom-QAF-1QAF-1+Horizons-2"Rascom-QAF-1"
"Rascom-QAF-1"
"Rascom-QAF-1"
"Rascom-QAF-1"
Horizons-2International2007-12-21Horizons-2QAF-1+Horizons-2
Venesat-1 / Simon BolivarVenezuela2008-10-29Venesat-1"Simon Bolivar"
Comsat-Bw-1Germany2009-10-01Comsat-Bw-1Comsat-Bw-1 (with Amazonas-2)
Comsat-Bw-2Germany2010-05-21Comsat-Bw-2 (with Astra-3B)
Rascom-QAF-1RInternational2010-08-04Rascom-QAF-1Rascom-QAF-1R (with NileSat-201)
PakSat-1RPakistan2011-08-11PakSat-1R
PakSat-1R
"PakSat-1R" (But GIOVE-A depicted)
PakSat-1R (at lower-middle and upper-right of cachet)
Yamal-300KRussia2012-11-02Yamal-300K"Yamal-300K"
"Yamal-300K"
"Yamal-300K"
Azerspace-1 / AfricaSat-1aAzerbaijan2013-02-07Azerspace-1Azerspace-Africasat-1a (with Amazonas-3)"Azerspace-1"
"Azerspace-1"
"Azerspace-1"
Azerspace-1
Azerspace-1
Azerspace-1
Azerspace-1
O3b (constellation)UK (Channel Islands)2013-06-25 →O3b
O3b-1/12 type
O3b-13/20 type
O3b-13/16"O3b"
Gonets-M5/M6/M7Russia2013-09-11Gonets-M"Gonets-M"
"Gonets-M"
Athena-FidusFrance-Italy2014-02-06Athena-FidusAthena-Fidus (with ABS-2 or Koreasat-8)
SICRAL-2 / Syracuse-3CItaly-France2015-04-26SICRAL-2Thor-7+SICRAL-2
TürkmenÄlem-52E / MonacoSat-1Turkmenistan2015-04-27TürkmenÄlem-52ETürkmenÄlem-52E"MonacoSat"
"MonacoSat"
"MonacoSat"
"MonacoSat"
SkyMexico-1Mexico2015-05-27SkyMexico-1SkyMexico-1 (with DirecTV-15)
SkyMuster-1Australia2015-09-30SkyMuster-1SkyMuster-1 (with Arsat-1)
Belintersat-1 / BelarusSat-1 / ZX-15 / ChinaSat-15Belarus / China/PRC2016-01-15Belintersat-1"Belintersat-1"
"Belintersat-1"
"Belintersat-1"
Belintersat-1
BRIsatIndonesia2016-06-18BRIsatBRIsat (with EchoStar-18)"BRIsat"
"BRIsat"
SkyMuster-2Australia2016-10-05SkyMuster-1SkyMuster-2 (with GSat-18)
BY70-1China/PRC2016-12-28BY70-1BY70-1
SkyBrasil-1 / Intelsat-32eBrazil2017-02-14Intelsat-32eSkyBrasil-1 (with Telkom-3S)
SGDC-1Brazil2017-05-04SGDC-1SGDC-1 (with Koreasat-7)
BulgariaSat-1Bulgaria2017-06-23BulgariaSat-1BulgariaSat
D-Star-One [failed]Germany2017-11-28D-Star-OneD-Star-One (with Meteor-M2-1)
Alcomsat-1Algeria2017-12-10Alcomsat-1
Alcomsat-1
Alcomsat-1
Alcomsat-1 (front)
Alcomsat-1 (back)
"Alcomsat-1"
Alcomsat-1
Bangabandhu-1Bangladesh2018-05-11Bangabandhu-1Bangabandhu-1 (back)
Bangabandhu-1 (front)
Azerspace-2 / Intelsat-38Azerbaijan/International2018-09-25Azerspace-2"Azerspace-2"
Es'hail-2Qatar2018-11-15Es'hail-2Es'hail-2
Es'hail-2
SaudiGeoSat-1 / HellasSat-4Greece/Saudi Arabia2019-02-05HellasSat-4HellasSatHellasSat
OneWeb (constellation) UK (Channel Islands)2019-02-27 →OneWeb"OneWeb"
"OneWeb"
"OneWeb"


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