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    SATMEX 5 can be found in the following categories:

    NORAD ID: 25558
    Int'l Code: 1998-070A
    Perigee: 35,777.0 km
    Apogee: 35,811.1 km
    Inclination: 1.2 °
    Period: 1,436.1 minutes
    Semi major axis: 42165 km
    Launch date: December 6, 1998
    Source: Mexico (MEX)
    Comments: SATMEX 5 was a Mexican communications satellite that offered nearly 8,000 watts of power and carried 48 transponders, 24 in C-band and 24 in Ku-band. It was the fifth satellite Hughes Space and Communications Company built that used XIPS. It provided improved services, such as business communications, television distribution, educational programming, and others, with high reliability. The satellite beams expanded to include the whole American continent, providing services to countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Peru, Venezuela, the US, among others.

    Two Line Element Set (TLE):

    1 25558U 98070A   14275.50925558  .00000000  00000-0  10000-3 0  6213
    2 25558 001.1697 078.6537 0004047 117.8485 243.1454 01.00270594 58178
    Source: AFSPC

    NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog entry for SATMEX 5

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