Estrela do Sul 2


Spacecraft n:

Brazilian spacecraft n: 21

Also called: Telstar 14R

Launch data:

Designation 37602 / 11021A
Launch date 20 May 2011 - 19:15 UT
Launch site Baikonur, LC-200/39
Launch vehicle  Proton-M Briz-M
Mission Commercial: Broadband Communication
Geostationary orbit:
Perigee / Apogee 35783 x 35791 km
Eccentricity 9.49E-05
Inclination 0.02 deg
Period 1436.1 min

Spacecraft data:

Prime manufactor Space Systems Loral (SSL)
Platform LS-1300
Operator Telesat
Mass at launch  4970 kg
Dry Mass 2150 kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Equipment 46 high-power Ku-band transponders
 (27 fixed, 19 switchable)
Solar array 2 deployable solar arrays
Propulsion R-4D-11
DC power  1200 W
Coverage Brazil, CONUS, the Southern Cone of South America, the Andean region, the North and Mid-Atlantic Ocean
Design lifetime  15 yrs - still active


 Sept 2011  63° W 


Mission details:

Ref.: #7(JR642), #84a, #94, #226, #228 - update: 16.10.11