Badr 5B

Saudi Arabia

Spacecraft n:

Saudi Arabian spacecraft n: 22

Also called: Arabsat 5B

Launch data:

Designation 36592 / 10025A
Launch date 03 Jun 2010 - 22:00 UT
Launch site Baik, LC-200/39
Launch vehicle  Proton-M / Briz-M (#357)
Mission Government: Communications
Geostationary orbit on Jul 7.65:
Perigee / Apogee 35844 x 35874 km
Eccentricity 0.0003
Inclination 0.06 deg
Period 1439.82 min


Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  Astrium (prime), Thales Alenia Space (payload)
Platform  Eurostar-3000
Operator Arab Satellite Communications Org (ASCO)
Mass at launch  5420 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  Box + 2 panels
Dimension (m) 8.3 long, 4.51 wide
Equipment 56 active transponders in Ku- and Ka-band
Solar array  39.4 span
Stabilization  
DC power  
Design lifetime  > million years, acive: 15 yrs - still active

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 July 2010  26.00° E 

Mission details:


Ref.: #7(JR629), #14, #206, #226 - update: 03.07.10 Home