Home   see your wantlist shopping cart     Searches : stamps, covers.      swich to french language set preferences Pref.
×Info!
EspaceLollini.com site needs that a cookie named cookie_espacelollini stay in your browser
in order to store preferences : languages, currency, searches, shopping cart content.
In case you reject cookies, your experience will be reduced.
Albums Catalogues Covers Introducing News Products Site_map Stamps

Back to YOUR list


Here are details about a :
Space commemorative cover
or Space Cover.

the flag of USA
Cosmodrom : USA

Date of Cancellation: Jun 8, 1982
Kind of Event : Launch
Launch pad : USA KSC (FL)
habité?/manned?: robot
Mission type : Telecommunications
 TELECOM 

ou?/where?: au sol - ground
autographe?: non - none

Description : Westar 5 satellite carries 24 channels develops forty percent more transmitting power than preceding domestic comsats and produces more than eight hundred watts of solar power.
When Western Union returned to Hughes Aircraft Company in 1980 for a second generation of Westar satellites, it selected spacecraft having twice the capacity of their predecessors.

Hughes’ Space and Communications Group built three Hughes HS-376 model satellites, designated Westar 4, 5, and 6, for Western Union Telegraph Company. These new spacecraft stand 21.6 feet tall in operation and carry 24 C-band transponders, each of which can accommodate 2400 telephone calls or one color TV channel.

Westars 4 and 5 were launched on McDonnell Douglas Delta boosters from Cape Canaveral, Fla.

Keyword(s) :
#Aerial,
#Satellite,
#Telecommunications,

This will be featured in a future Space Revue.

Last modified: 06/04/2015 @ 11h13

Buy SEE ALSO  Eur
ask if availablepurchase this item USA 1661  6,-  

     item shown right here with picture.
     items linked to the item shown.
shopping basket See My Cart

Back to YOUR list

 
enveloppe USA 1661 - cover USA 1661
USA 1661

Page : future · Ref: USA 1661 


Back to YOUR list


Space Event :

WESTAR 5 (SATELLITE) · DELTA 3910

Homepage  >  Covers     dessin    send us a postcard!  Contact-us    dessin    © 2021 espacelollini.com