SICRAL 1B

Italy

Spacecraft n:

Italian spacecraft n: 25

Sistema Italiana de Communicazione Riservente Allarmi

Launch data:

Designation 34810 / 09020A
Launch date 20 Apr 2009 - 08:16 UT
Launch site Odyssey, POR
Launch vehicle  Zenit-3SL
Mission Mil/Commercial: Communications
Geostationary orbit on May 8.00:
Perigee / Apogee 35787 x 35788 km
Eccentricity 1.66E-04
Inclination 0.02 deg
Period 1436.13 min


Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  Thales Alenia Space Italia (SITAB?)
Platform  GeoBus/Italsat-3000
Operator IItalian Ministry of Defense
Mass at launch  3038 kg
Dry Mass 1680 kg
Basic shape  bix-shaped
Dimension (m) 7,8 m high
Solar array  two solar panels, span 24,4 m
Stabilization  
DC power  
Design lifetime  14 years

Location:

BeginPositionRemarks
 Apr 2009  11° E 

Mission details:


Ref.: #7(JR610), #84a, #225(09.04), #226 - update: 2.11.09