Skip to page content
Official US Government Icon

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure Site Icon

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

The latest general information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is available on For FAA-specific COVID-19 resources, please visit
United States Department of TransportationUnited States Department of Transportation

Launch Details

PAS 9 - Zenit-3SL

One of several satellites in a series, the PAS-9 spacecraft was positioned at 58 degrees West Longitude to provide a full range of broadcast and general communications services in C-band and Ku-band for the Americas, the Caribbean and western Europe.