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Koreasat 6



Koreasat 6, a Korean communications satellite, was launched from Kourou on 29 December 2010 at 21:27 UT by an Ariane 5 rocket. Koreasat 6 will upgrade broadcasting service quality by providing enhanced HD and 3D satellite TV programs. It has 30 Ku-band transponders for telecommunications and direct-to-home TV transmissions. Koreasat 6 will park in a geostationary orbital slot at 116° E longitude. It will replace Koreasat 3.

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    Facts in Brief

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

    Funding Agency

    • Unknown (South Korea)


    • Communications

    Additional Information

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

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