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SICRAL 1B

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2009-020A

Description

SICRAL 1B is an Italian military communications satellite launched on a Sea Launch Zenit 3SL rocket at 08:16 UT on 20 April 2009. The 3038 kg satellite was placed in geostationary orbit at 11.8° E longitude. The communications system is intended for use by the Italian military, law enforcement and civil emergency agencies.

Alternate Names

  • SICRAL1B
  • 34810

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2009-04-20
Launch Vehicle: Zenit 3SL
Launch Site: Odyssey (Sea Launch Platform),

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Italy)

Disciplines

  • 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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