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AsiaSat 9

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2017-057A

Description

AsiaSat 9 is AsiaSat’s next generation satellite, planned to replace AsiaSat 4 at 122 degrees East Longitude. AsiaSat 9 is a Space Systems Loral 1300 satellite equipped with 28 C-band and 32 Ku-band transponders, and a Ka-band payload. AsiaSat 9 will provide additional capacity, enhanced power and coverage for DTH, video distribution, private networks and broadband services across the Asia-Pacific region.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2017-09-28
    Launch Vehicle: Proton-M
    Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

    Funding Agency

    • Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. Ltd. (AsiaSat) (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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