TDF-1 sat information

Richard Baldridge (
Tue, 24 Aug 1999 13:02:16 -0700

Found some information on the TDF1 satellite at:

Orbital Slot:  341E (19W)  (no longer, drifting)
Launch Date:10/28/88
Expected Lifetime:7-9 years (exceeded) 
Expected End of Life:1995
Mass (in orbit):1,318 kg 
Primary Power: 3,300 W
Eclipse Protection: None 
Operator:Telefusion de France (TDF)

Searches reveiled no pictures of the satellite yet.  If anyone finds
one, I'd be most interested.  Thanks.

Rick Baldridge