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BulgariaSat 1

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2017-038A

Description

BulgariaSat 1 is a 3.7-tonne geostationary communications satellite. Constructed by Space Systems/Loral, BulgariaSat-1 is based around the SSL-1300 bus. The satellite is designed for at least fifteen years of service but is carrying sufficient fuel for a minimum of eighteen years in orbit. The spacecraft will be operated by Bulgaria Sat, a company affiliated with Bulgarian television provider Bulsatcom.

Alternate Names

  • 42801
  • Bulgariasat1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2017-06-23
Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9 Full Thrust
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Bulgaria)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 
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