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JCSat 10



JCSat 10 is a Japanese geostationary communications satellite that was launched by an Ariane 5 rocket from Kourou at 22:14 UT on 11 August 2006. The 4.4 tonne satellite carries 30 Ku-band and 12 C-band transponders to provide direct-to-home radio and television services to Japan, Asia-Pacific, and Hawaii, after parking over 128° E longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 29272
  • JCSat10

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2006-08-11
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Japan)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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