Intelsat is changing 16 Satellite names

Effective Feb. 1, 2007 ( source: http://www.intelsat.com/_files/network/satellites/intelsat-satellite-name-conversion-table.pdf )

Location Current Name

New Name

Acronym
    Effictive Feb 1/07  
129W IA-7 (Telstar 7) Galaxy 27 G-27
121W IA-13 (Telstar 13) Galaxy 23 G-23
97W IA-5 Galaxy 25 G-25
93W IA-6 Galaxy 26 G-26
89W IA-8 Galaxy 28 G-28
58W PAS-9 Intelsat 9 IS-9
45W PAS-1R Intelsat 1R IS1-R
43W PAS-3R Intelsat 3R IS3-R
  PAS-6B Intelsat 6B IS-6B
26E PAS-5 (Arabsat 2C) Intelsat 5 (Arabsat 2C) IS-5
45E PAS-12 (Europe*Star1) Intelsat 12 (Europe*Star1) IS-12
68.5E PAS-7 Intelsat 7 IS-7
  PAS-10 Intelsat 10 IS-10
72E PAS-4 Intelsat 4 IS-4
166E PAS-8 Intelsat 8 IS-8
169E PAS-2 Intelsat 2 IS-2