Intelsat 6 communication satellite, 1989.
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This satellite, was launched on 27th October 1989. Five Intelsat 6 satellites were launched between 1989 and 1991. INTELSAT, the International Telecommunciation Satellite Organisation, is jointly owned by all its member nations and has established a worldwide system of satellites which provide most of the world's international communications.