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Turksat 5A



Türksat 5A is a geostationary communications satellites built for Türksat AS.

Türksat AS began the project in September 2011. Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) will the turkish industry partner. The final production contract was expected for 2015 but was much delayed to October 2017, when Airbus Defence and Space was selected.

Türksat-5A is built on the all-electric Eurostar-3000EOR bus and will weight about 3500 kg at launch. It provides 12 kilowatts of power at the end of its life and features an all Ku-band payload.

Alternate Names

  • 47306
  • Turksat5A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2021-01-08
Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9 Full Thrust
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, Turkey
Mass: 3500 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Turkey)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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