Skynet 5D

UK

Spacecraft nº:

UK spacecraft nº: 42


Launch data:

Designation 39034 / 12075A
Launch date 19 Dec 2012 - 21:49 UT
Launch site Kourou, ELA-3
Launch vehicle  Ariane-5ECA
Mission Military: Communication
Geostationary orbit:
Perigee / Apogee 35786 x 35793 km
Eccentricity 8,30E-05
Inclination 0.07 deg
Period 1436.24 min

Launched together with: MEXSAT 3


Spacecraft data:

Prime manufacturer EADS Astrium/ Paradigm Secure Communications
Platform Eurostar-3000S
Operator Ministry of Defense/Paradigm Secure Communications for MoD
Mass at launch  4844 kg (4638?)
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Equipment 
Solar array 2 deployable solar arrays
Stabilization  
Propulsion 
DC power  
Design lifetime  15 yrs - still active

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 01 Jan 2013  24° E 



Description:

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