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Eutelsat W7



Eutelsat W7, a commercial communications satellite, was launched on a Proton M rocket with a Breeze M upper stage from Baikonur on 24 November 2009 at 14:19 UT. The satellite is intended for a geosynchronous orbit at 36° E longitude and carries up to 70 Ku-band transponders. W7 will be serving customers in Europe, Russia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia with digital broadcast and direct-to-home video.

Alternate Names

  • 36101
  • EutelsatW7

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2009-11-24
Launch Vehicle: Proton-M
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • European Telecommunications Satellite Consortium (International)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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