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NSS 9

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2009-008A

Description

NSS 9, built by Orbital Sciences Corporation for SES New Skies, carries 64 C-band transponders and will serve customers on the Pacific rim from 177 degrees W longitude in geosynchronous orbit. The satellite was launched 11 February 2009 at 22:09 UT on an Ariane 5 ECA rocket from Kourou.

Alternate Names

  • 33749
  • NSS9

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2009-02-11
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5 ECA
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana

Funding Agency

  • SES (United States)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 
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