ABS 2 (ST 3, Koreasat 8)

China (PR)

Spacecraft nº:

Chinese spacecraft nº: 220


Launch data:

Designation 39508 / 14006A
Launch date 06 Febr 2014 - 21:30 UT
Launch site Ko, ELA-3
Launch vehicle  Ariane-5ECA (VA-217)
Mission Communication
Geostationary orbit:
Perigee / Apogee 20963 x 35759 km
Eccentricity 
Inclination  0.9°
Period 1073.6 min

Launched together with: Athena-Fidus

Spacecraft data:

Prime manufacturer Space Systems/Loral (SS/L)
Platform LS-1300
Operator Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS)
Mass at launch  +6000 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Equipment 89 active C-band, Ku-band and Ka-band transponders across 10 different beams
Solar array 2 deployable solar arrays
Stabilization  
Propulsion 
DC power  
Design lifetime  15 yrs


The ABS 2 satellite is enclosed inside the Ariane 5 payload fairing. Credit: ESA/CNES/Arianespace




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