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Bangabandhusat 1

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2018-044A

Description

The Bangabandhu-1 (BD-1) is the first Bangladeshi geostationary communications satellite. Ordered from Thales Alenia in late 2015, BD-1 will operate from 119.1° East using a payload comprising 14 C-Band and 26 Ku-Band transponders to deliver focused telecommunications coverage to Bangladesh.

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2018-05-11
Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9 Full Thrust
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, Bangladesh

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Bangladesh)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 
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