AMC-12 --> Astra 4A --> NSS-10

USA


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Renamed: Star One C12 - Also called: NSS-10, Astra 4A, Worldsat 2

Launch data:

Designation 28526 / 05003A
Launch date 03 Feb 2005 - 02:27 UT
Launch site B, LC81/24
Launch vehicle  Proton-M/Briz-M
Mission Commercial: Communication
Geostationary orbit on 15 Feb - 03:21 UT:
Perigee / Apogee 35725 x 35851 km
Eccentricity 2.02E-04
Inclination 0.03°
Period 1436.17 min

Launched by ILS / Russia

Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  Alcatel Space Industries / Fr
Operator SES Americom --> SES New Skies
Platform  Alcatel Spacebus-4000C3
Mass at launch  4974 kg (5396 kg?)
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  Box + 2 panels
Dimension  
Equipment 72 C-band transponders;
Stabilization  
Propulsion S400
Design lifetime  16 years

Location:

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  292E 
 April 2009 37.37 W 

Satellite initially located over 292E, but to be operated over 322.5E

Mission details:


Ref.: #3(SD392), #7(JR544,670), #14, #206, #226 - update: 15.12.11 Home