HYLAS 1

UK

Spacecraft n:

UK spacecraft n:

HYLAS= Highly Adaptable Satellite

Launch data:

Designation 37237 / 10065A
Launch date 26 Nov 2010 - 18:39 UT
Launch site Ko, ELA3
Launch vehicle  Ariane 5ECA (L556 - V198)
Mission Commercial: Communications
Geostationary orbit on Dec 9.90:
Perigee / Apogee 35777 x 35796 km
Eccentricity 0.0002
Inclination 0.08 deg
Period 1436.12 min



Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  EADS Astrium
Platform  ISRO 12K
Operator Avanti Communications (UK)
Mass at launch  2542 kg
Dry Mass 1125 kg
Basic shape  Box + 2 panels
Dimension (m) 2.5 x 1.6 x 1.5
Equipment 
Solar array 9 m span
Stabilization  
Propulsion 
DC power  
Design lifetime  > million years, active: 15 yrs - Still active

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 01 Feb 2011  33.5° W 


Mission details:


Ref.: #7(JR635), #206, #226, #245 - update: 29.01.11