Belintersat-1

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Belintersat-1
Belintersat-1 2016 stamp 1.jpg
Belintersat-1 on a 2016 stamp of Belarus
Mission typeTelecommunicational services
OperatorBelintersat
COSPAR ID2016-001A[1]
SATCAT no.41238Edit this on Wikidata
Websiteen.belintersat.com/system/belintersat-1
Mission duration15 years (planned)
Spacecraft properties
BusDFH-4
Manufacturer
Launch mass5,223 kilograms (11,515 lb)
Dry mass2,086 kilograms (4,599 lb)
Power10,150 watts
Start of mission
Launch date15 January 2016
RocketLong March CZ-3B/E
Launch siteXichang Satellite Launch Center
ContractorChina Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeGeosynchronous
Longitude51.5° E
 

Belintersat-1 is a deployed geostationary telecommunications satellite, manufactured by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) and Thales Alenia Space for the Belarusian government's company Belintersat.

It provides a wide range of telecommunicational services, including satellite TV and radio broadcasting and broadband internet access.[2] It lifted off on a Chinese Long March CZ-3B/E rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center (XSLC) on January 15, 2016, 16:57 GMT.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ NASA - NSSDCA - Spacecraft - Details. Nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov (2016-08-23). Retrieved on 2016-11-16.
  2. ^ "History". en.belintersat.com. Retrieved 2016-01-15.
  3. ^ "China opens 2016 campaign with Long March 3B launch of Belintersat-1 | NASASpaceFlight.com". www.nasaspaceflight.com. Retrieved 2016-01-15.

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