A Brief History
On September 30, 2003 at 9:03 pm PDT , Horizons-1 lifted off from the Odyssey Launch Platform and the Pacific Ocean, propelled by a Zenit-3SL rocket. The launch was a tremendous success, placing Horizons-1 into its Geo-synchronous orbit with incredible accuracy. Horizons-1 is owned and operated by Horizons, a SkyPerfect JSAT and Intelsat joint venture. SkyPerfect JSAT markets the Ku-capacity through its US subsidiary, JSAT International.
Horizons-1 covers North America, Central America and Hawaii with: