Thaicom 6

Thailand

Spacecraft nr:

Thailands spacecraft nr: 8

Also called: AfriCom 1

Launch data:

Designation 14002A
Launch date 06 Jan 2014 - 22:06 UT
Launch site CC, SLC-40
Launch vehicle  Falcon 9 (v1.1)
Mission Communication
Geostationary orbit:
Perigee / Apogee  km
Eccentricity 
Inclination  deg
Period  min


Spacecraft data:

Prime manufacturer Orbital Sciences Corporation in Dulles, Virginia
Platform GeoStar-2.3 Bus
Operator Thaicom Public Limited Company (PLC)
Mass at launch  3016 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Equipment 16 C-band and 8 Ku-band satellite
Solar array 2 deployable solar arrays
Stabilization  
Propulsion IHI BT-4
DC power  
Design lifetime  15 yrs

Technicians work on the Thaicom-6 telecommunications satellite at Orbital Science Corporation’s Dulles, Virginia facility. Photo Credit: Orbital Sciences Corporation


Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 Jan 2014 -   78.5° E 



Description:

Mission details:


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