Eutelsat program

Europe


EUropean TELecommunication SATellite, also called ECS (European Communication Satellite)

History:

Source: http://www.eutelsat.com/investors/pdf/ETL-consolidated-financial-statements-300609.pdf



List Eutelsat satellites (Stand 01/2012):

Satellite Launch date Regions served Position Inclined Retired
ECS 1 --> Eutelsat I F1 16.06.1983 - 13° Est 1989 1996
ECS 2 --> Eutelsat I F2 04.08.1984 - 7° Est 1990 1993
ECS 3 13.09.1985 - - - 1985 (F)
ECS 4 --> Eutelsat I F4 16.09.1987 - 10°-13°-7° Est 1993 2002
ECS 5 --> Eutelsat I F5 21.07.1988 - 10° Est 1994 2000
EUTELSAT II F1 30.08.1990 - 13° Est 1999 2003
EUTELSAT II F2 15.01.1991 - 10° Est 2000 2005
EUTELSAT II F3 07.12.1991 - 16° Est 2000 2004
EUTELSAT II F4 09.07.1992 - 7° Est 2001 2003
EUTELSAT II F5 24.01.1994 - - - 1994 (F)
EUTELSAT II F6 (HOTBIRD 1) 28.03.1995 - 13° Est 2006 ?
HOTBIRD 2 --> Eurobird 9 --> Eutelsat W48 21.11.1996 Central Europe, Middle East, Central Asia
Operating in inclined orbit
13° -> 9.08° Est 2009 active
HOTBIRD 3 --> Eurobird 4 --> Eutelsat W75 02.09.1997 - 13° --> 4.16° Est - active
HOTBIRD 4 --> Nilesat 103 --> Atlantic Bird 4 --> Eurobird 16 27.02.1998 Europe, Middle East 13° E -> 7.19°W - active
EUTELSAT W1 im Werk zerstört Aerospatiale (Alcatel Space) - - -
EUTELSAT W2 05.10.1998 - 16° Est 2010 active
HOTBIRD 5 -> EUROBIRD 2 -> ARABSAT 2D 09.10.1998 Europe, North Africa, Middle East 13° -> 25.5° E - active
EUTELSAT W3 --< Eutelsat W6 12.04.1999 Europe, Middle East, Africa 7° -> 21.65° E - active
SESAT 1 17.04.2000 Europe, North Africa, Middle East, Asia 36° -> 16° E - active
EUTELSAT W4 24.05.2000 Africa, Russia 36° Est - active
EUTELSAT W1--> Eurobird 4A 06.09.2000 Europe, North Africa, Middle East, Central Asia 10° - 4° E - active
EUROBIRD 1 08.03.2001 Europe 28.5° Est - active
ATLANTIC BIRD 2 25.09.2001 Europe, Middle East, Americas 8° West - active
Stellat 5 --> ATLANTIC BIRD 3 05.07.2002 Europe, Americas, Africa 5° West - active
HOTBIRD 6 21.08.2002 Europe, North Africa, Middle East 13° Est - active
ATLANTIC BIRD 1 28.08.2002 Europe, Middle East, Americas 12.5° West - active
EUTELSAT W5 20.11.2002 Europe, Middle East, Asia, Australia 70.5° Est - active
HOTBIRD 7 11.12.2002 - - - 2002 (F)
EBIRD 1 --> Eurobird 3 27.09.2003 Europe 33° Est - active
SESAT 2 28.12.2003 - 53° Est - active
Eutelsat W3A 15.03.2004 Europe, Middle East, Africa 6° Est - active
Hotbird 7A --> Eurobird 9A 11.03.2006 Europe, North Africa, Middle East 12° E -> 30° W - active
Hotbird 9 20.12.2008 Europe, Africa, Middle East 12° E -> 0.99° E - active
Eutelsat W2M 20.12.2008 Europe, Middle East, Africa 9-10° Est - active
Hot Bird 10 --> Atlantic Bird 4A --> Eutelsat 3C 12.02.2009 Europe, South-West Asia 3-4° E -> 0.07° W - active
Eutelsat W2A 03.04.2009 Europe, Africa, Middle East 10° Est - active
Eutelsat W7 24.11.2009 Europe, Africa, Middle East, Russia 30° Est - active
Eutelsat W3B 28.10.2010 - - - 2010 (Lost)
KA-SAT 26.12.2010 Europe 9° Est - active
Sinosat 3 --> Eutelsat 3A 31.05.07 ->2011 - 125° Est - ?
Atlantic Bird 7 24.09.2011 Middle East, North Africa 7° W - active
Eutelsat W3C 07.10.2011 Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, Indian Ocean Islands 16° Est - active

Ref: Eutelsat, ESA.
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