Hispasat AG1

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Hispasat Advanced Generation 1
Mission type Communications satellite
Operator Hispasat
COSPAR ID 2017-006A
SATCAT no. 41942
Website Hispasat 36W-1
Spacecraft properties
Bus Luxor
Manufacturer OHB System
Tesat-Spacecom
Thales Alenia Space
Launch mass 3,200 kilograms (7,100 lb)
Dry mass 1,700 kilograms (3,700 lb)
Power > 6.0 kW
Start of mission
Launch date 01:03:34, January 28, 2017 (2017-01-28T01:03:34)
Rocket Soyuz-2 ST-B
Launch site Kourou ELS
Contractor Arianespace
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Geostationary
Transponders
Band Ka band, Ku band
Bandwidth 144 MHz (Ka)
33 and 36 MHz (Ku)
Instruments
Redsat

Hispasat Advanced Generation 1 (Hispasat AG1), also designated Hispasat 36W-1, is a Spanish communications satellite which is part of the Hispasat fleet. It was successfully launched to GTO on 28 January 2017.[1]

The satellite will serve Spain, Portugal and the Americas.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Clark, Stephen (2017-01-28). "Soyuz rocket supplies sendoff for multi-national telecom payload". Spaceflight Now. Retrieved 2017-01-29. 
  2. ^ "SmallGEO". ESA. 2013-05-24. Retrieved 2013-09-07. 

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