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SESAT 1

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2000-019A

Description

Sesat (Siberia-Europe Satellite) was an European-Russian geostationary communications spacecraft that was launched by a Proton rocket from Baikonur at 21:06 UT. The 2,400 kg, 5.6 kW spacecraft will provide high-speed internet access, high-volume data transmission, video broadcasting to support corporate networks, and messaging and positioning services to mobile users through its 18 Ku-band transponders after parking over 48 deg-E longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 26243
  • Siberia-Europe Satellite 1
  • SESAT1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2000-04-17
Launch Vehicle: Proton-K
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan
Mass: 2400 kg

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 
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