Eutelsat 21B

Eutelsat /EU

Spacecraft nr:

Eutelsat spacecraft nr: 40

Previous name: Eutelsat W-6A, renamed in March 2012. - Also called: Eutelsat 48B

Launch data:

Designation 38992 / 12062B
Launch date 10 Nov 2012 - 21:05 UT
Launch site Ko, ELA-3
Launch vehicle  Ariane-5ECA (VA210)
Mission Commercial: Communication
Geostationary orbit:
Perigee / Apogee 35777 x 35797 km
Eccentricity 2,37E-04
Inclination 0.09 deg
Period 1436.12 min

Launched together with: Star One C3

Spacecraft data:

Prime manufacturer Thales Alenia Space
Platform Spacebus-4000C3
Operator Eutelsat SA (EU)
Mass at launch  5102 kg
Dry Mass 2060 kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Equipment 40 Ku-band transponders
Solar array 2 deployable solar arrays
Stabilization  
Propulsion S400
DC power  
Design lifetime  +15 yrs - Still active

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 01 June 2013  48° E 


Description:

Mission details:


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