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Sky Mexico 1



The SKYM-1 spacecraft carries 24 active Ku-band transponders and 2 active R-Band transponders providing Direct-to-Home broadcast services to the Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Regions. The satellite will be located at 78.8° West Longitude and will produce approximately 5.0 kilowatts of payload electrical power.

Alternate Names

  • 40664
  • SkyMexico1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2015-05-27
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5 ECA
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Mexico)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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