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Turksat 4B



The satellite is based on the Mitsubishi Electric’s DS2000 platform. It sports 36 transponders and has a 2084 MHz communications capacity. It is expected to have a lengthy 30 year lifetime in orbit.Once operating in space, the satellite will provide telecommunication and direct TV broadcasting services over a wide geographic region between west of China and east of England spanning Turkey, as well as Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

Alternate Names

  • 40984
  • Turksat4B

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2015-10-16
Launch Vehicle: Proton-M
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Turkey)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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