Nilesat 201

Egypt

Spacecraft n:

Egypt spacecraft n: 4


Launch data:

Designation 36830 / 10037A
Launch date 04 Aug 2010 - 20:59 UT
Launch site Ko, ELA-3
Launch vehicle  Ariane-5ECA (#554 - V-196))
Mission Government: Communication
Geostationary orbit on Aug 18.03:
Perigee / Apogee 35785 x 35788 km
Eccentricity 0.0003
Inclination 0.02 deg
Period 1436.10 min


Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  Thales Alenia Space (Fr/It)
Platform  Spacebus-4000B2
Operator Nilesat Co of Egypt
Mass at launch  3200 kg
Dry Mass 1700 kg
Basic shape  Box + 2 panels
Dimension (m) 2.9 x 1.8 x 2.8
Equipment 28 Ku- & 4 Ka-Band transponders
Solar array  29.6 span
Stabilization  
Propulsion S400
DC power  5.7 kW (3.7 kW EOL)
Design lifetime  > million years, active: 15 yrs - still active

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 Nov 2010  7.00° W 

Mission details:


Ref.: #7(JR631), #14, #206, #226 - update: 08.12.10