Thuraya 2

United Arab Emirates


Spacecraft n:

UAE satellite n: 2


Launch data:

Designation 27825 / 03026A
Launch date 10 Jun 2003 - 13:55:59 UT
Launch site:Odyssey, KLA
Launch vehicle Zenit-3SL (#9)
MissionCommunications
Geostationary orbit:
Location 42°E, inclined


Spacecraft data:

Prime manufacturer Boeing
Platform BSS-GEM (Geomobile)
Operator Thuraya Satellite Telecommunications Co.
Mass at launch  5177 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Equipment L-band 128 active elements, 17-w SSPAs C-band 2 active (2 spare)
Solar array 2 deployable solar arrays
Stabilization  
Propulsion 
DC power  
Design lifetime  12 yrs


Description:


Ref: #7, #14, #78a - update: 17.02.07