Galaxy satellite series
The Galaxy satellite series is a constellation of geostationary communications
satellites owned and operated by PanAmSat. The latest member of the
constellation is Galaxy 15, launched on October 13, 2005, by an Ariane 5
rocket. Galaxy 15 is the third of five satellites built by Orbital Sciences
Corporation and a next-generation high-performance cable satellite. Galaxy
15's 24 C-band transponders offer coverage of all 50 states in the U.S.
including Alaska and Hawaii.
| Galaxy 7. Credit: Boeing
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