Thor 3

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This article is about the satellite. For the US IED ECM device, see Thor III. For the rocket, see Thor (rocket family). For the missile, see Thor (missile). For the planned film, see Thor: The Dark World#Sequel.
For other uses, see Thor (disambiguation).

Thor 3 was a satellite used by Canal Digital in the Nordic areas for DTH services. Thor 3 is part of the Thor satellite series. It had 14 Ku band transponders, and was situated at 1 degree west. Thor 3 was launched in June 1998, with an expected lifetime at 12 years. It was replaced by Thor 6 which was launched 29 October 2009.

Thor 6 now serves the Nordic region as well as the Central and Eastern European regions.[1]


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