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EUTE 8 West B

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2015-039B

Description

The Eutelsat 8 West B satellite will be equipped with 40 operational Ku-band transponders designed primarily to serve DTH markets in North Africa and the Middle East. It will also introduce a C-band mission to 8° West, with 10 operational transponders connected to footprints covering the African continent and reaching west to South America.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2015-08-20
    Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5 ECA
    Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana

    Funding Agency

    • Unknown (International)

    Discipline

    • Communications

    Additional Information

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

     
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