COMSATBw-2

Germany

Spacecraft n:

German spacecraft n: 62

COMSATBw = COmmunications SATellite fr BundesWehr

Launch data:

Designation 36582 / 10021B
Launch date 21 May 2010 - 22:01 UT
Launch site Ko, ELA-3
Launch vehicle  Ariane-5ECA (vehicle: L551 - nV194)
Mission Military: Communication
Geostationary orbit on May 31.92:
Perigee / Apogee 35780 x 35793 km
Eccentricity 0.0002
Inclination 0.08 deg
Period 1436.10 min


Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  EADS Astrium (prime), Alcatel Alenia (bus)
Platform  Spacebus-3000B2
Operator MilSat Services GmbH for Bundeswehr
Mass at launch  2440 kg
Dry Mass 1040 kg
Basic shape  Box + 2 panels
Dimension (m) 2.8 x 1.8 x 2.9
Equipment 4 SHF, 5 UHF and Ku-band transponders
Solar array  17.2 span
Stabilization  
DC power  3500 W
Design lifetime  > million years, active: 15 yrs - still active

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 July 2010  13.20° E 

Mission details:


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