HYLAS 2

UK

Spacecraft nº:

UK spacecraft nº: 41

HYLAS= Highly Adaptable Satellite

Launch data:

Designation 38741 / 12043B
Launch date 02 July 2012 - 20:54 UT
Launch site Ko, ELA-3
Launch vehicle  Ariane-5 ECA
Mission Commercial: Communication
Geostationary orbit:
Perigee / Apogee 35775 x 35799 km
Eccentricity 2,85E-04
Inclination 0.06 deg
Period 1436.14 min

Launched together with Intelsat 20


Spacecraft data:

Prime manufacturer Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC)
Platform Star-2.4E bus
Operator Avanti Communications Group plc
Mass at launch  3111 kg
Dry Mass 1532 kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Equipment Forward Repeater: 24 Ka-band transponders with 130 W TWTAs
 Return Repeater: Six active transponders with 130 W TWTAs
Solar array 2 deployable antennas with six antenna surfaces and one steerable Nadir antenna
Stabilization  
Propulsion IUI BT-4
DC power  
Design lifetime  15 yrs - still active

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 31 May 2013 33.5° E 



Description:

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