Astra 1KR

Luxembourg


Spacecraft n:

Luxembourg spacecraft n: 15


Launch data:

Designation 29055 / 06012A
Launch date 20 Apr 2006 - 20:27 UT
Launch site CC, SLC-41
Launch vehicle  Atlas-V 411 (AV-008)
Mission Commercial: Communications
Geostationary orbit on:
Perigee / Apogee 35766 x 35807 km
Eccentricity 4.86E-04
Inclination 0.08°
Period 1436.1 min


Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  Lockheed Martin Commercial Space Systems
Platform  
Operator SES Astra
Mass at launch  4332 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Solar array  
Stabilization  
DC power  12000 W
Design lifetime  15 yrs

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 Apr 2009 19.16 E 

Mission details:

32 Ku-band transponders; direct-to-home broadcast services across Europe.

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