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Hispasat 1E

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2010-070A

Description

Hispasat 1E, a Spanish communications satellite, was launched from Kourou on 29 December 2010 at 21:27 UT by an Ariane 5 rocket. Hispasat 1E will provide Hispasat with additional capacity, enabling it to offer a broader range of video and data transmission services with European and pan-American coverage. The satellite carries 53 Ku-band transponders and a Ka-band capability. Using its on-board engine to circularize the orbit, in the coming days it will park in a geostationary orbit over the equator at 30° W longitude alongside Hispasat 1C and 1D. Hispasat 1E has a design life of 18 years.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2010-12-29
    Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5
    Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana

    Funding Agency

    • Hispasat, S.A (Spain)

    Discipline

    • Communications

    Additional Information

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

     
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