SES-2

USA

Spacecraft n:

USA spacecraft n:

ex AMC 5R

Launch data:

Designation 37809 / 11049A
Launch date 21 Sep 2011 - 21:38 UT
Launch site Ko, ELA-3
Launch vehicle  Ariane-5ECA (561)
Mission Commercial: Communication
Geostationary orbit:
Perigee / Apogee 35788 x 35798 km
Eccentricity 2,37E-04
Inclination 0.01 deg
Period 1436.2 min

SES 2 (with CHIRP experiment)




Spacecraft data:

Prime manufactor Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC)
Platform Star-2.4 bus
Operator SES World Skies
Mass at launch  3200 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Equipment 24 active C-band and 24 Ku-band transponders; CHIRP
Solar array 2 deployable solar arrays
Stabilization  
Propulsion IHI BT-4
DC power  5000 W
Design lifetime  15-18 yrs - still active

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 Jan 2012  87° W 


Description:

Mission details:


Ref.: #7(JR647), #226, #228 - update: 08.02.12