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SES 15



This is the first of three SES hybrid satellite to be launched and is equipped with 16 Ku-band transponders (36MHz equivalent) as well as a 10 GHz high throughput payload. The satellite will also carry the Wide Area Augmentation Systems (WAAS), a US government-funded hosted payload to augment the Global Positioning Systems (GPS).

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2017-05-18
    Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-Fregat
    Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana

    Funding Agency

    • SES (United States)


    • Communications

    Additional Information

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

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