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Belintersat-1

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2016-001A

Description

Belintersat-1 is based on the Chinese DFH-4 bus, with the communications payload being supplied by Thales Alenia Space.The satellite is equipped with 20 C-band transponders (36 MHz), 18 Ku-band transponders (36MHz) and 4 enhanced Ku-band transponders (54 MHz). The satellite will be operational at the 51.5 degrees East longitude on the geostationary orbit. Operational lifetime is expected to be 15 years.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2016-01-15
    Launch Vehicle: Long March 3B
    Launch Site: Xichang, Peoples Republic of China

    Funding Agency

    • Unknown (Peoples Republic of China)

    Discipline

    • Communications

    Additional Information

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

     
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