Hot Bird 10

EUTELSAT

Spacecraft n:

EUTELSAT spacecraft n: 33


Launch data:

Designation 33750 / 09008B
Launch date 12 Feb 2009 - 22:09 UT
Launch site Ko, ELA-3
Launch vehicle  Ariane-5ECA
Mission Commercial: Communications
Geostationary orbit on Feb 23.80:
Perigee / Apogee 35768 x 35803 km
Eccentricity 4.74E-04
Inclination 0.05 deg
Period 1436.05 min


Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  EADS Astrium / Fr
Platform  EUROSTAR-E3000
Operator EUTELSAT
Mass at launch  4892 kg
Dry Mass 2240 kg
Basic shape  box
Dimension (m) 2.7 x 3.4 x 6.3m
Solar array  2 vanes of solar panels
deployed span of 38 m
Stabilization  
DC power  11000 W
Design lifetime  >15 yrs - still active

Location:

BeginPositionRemarks
 ~27 Feb 2009 3-4 °E manoeuvred off-station
 6 Mar 2009 ~1 °E relocated
 19 Mar 2009 ~1 °E manoeuvred off-station
drifting to the west
 April 2009 0.07 °W 

Mission details:


Ref.: #225(09.02-09.03), #84a, #226 - update: 13.07.09