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Thiacom 6



Thaicom 6 is a 3-axis stabilized spacecraft, carrying 18 active C-band transponders and 8 active Ku-band transponders. The Ku-band transponders are both addressed as well as beam-switched to broadband. The satellite will provide communication service to Southeast Asia, Africa and Madagascar with its primary role being DTH service for Thailand.

Alternate Names

  • 39500
  • Thiacom6

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2014-01-06
Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, Thailand
Mass: 3016 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Thailand)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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