Koreasat 6

South Korea

Spacecraft n:

South Korean spacecraft n: 14

Also called: Mugungwha 6

Launch data:

Designation 37265 / 10070B
Launch date 29 Dec 2010 - 21:27 UT
Launch site Ko, ELA-3
Launch vehicle  Ariane-5ECA (#557 - V199)
Mission Commercial: Communication
Geostationary orbit on Jan 9.97, 2011:
Perigee / Apogee 35778 x 35794 km
Eccentricity 1,66E-04
Inclination 0.04 deg
Period 1436.08 min



Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  Orbital Sciences Corp.
Platform  Orbital Star-2
Operator Korea Telecom Corporation
Mass at launch  2850 kg
Dry Mass 1150 kg
Basic shape  Box + 2 panels
Dimension (m) 4.3 x 2.3 x 3.2
Equipment 
Solar array 18m span
Stabilization  
Propulsion 
DC power  
Design lifetime  > million years, active: 15 yrs - still active

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 01 Feb 2011  116° E 

Mission details:


Ref.: #7(JR636), #206, #226, #245 - update: 17.03.11