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Star One C1



Star One C1 is a Brazilian geostationary communications satellite that was launched by an Ariane 5 rocket from Kourou at 22:06 UT on 14 November 2007. The 4.1 tonne (with fuel) craft carries 28 C-band and 16 Ku-band transponders to provide direct-to-home (DTH) voice, video, and internet services to Brazil and neighboring countries after parking over 65° W longitude. It carries a single X-band transponder also for military use. It will replace the aging Brazilsat B2.

Alternate Names

  • 32293
  • StarOneC1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2007-11-14
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Brazil)


  • Communications
  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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

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