DirecTV 9S

USA


Spacecraft n°:

US satellite n°:


Launch data:

Designation 29494 / 06043A
Launch date 13 Oct 2006 - 21:56 UT
Launch site Ko, ELA-3
Launch vehicle  Ariane-5 ECA (V-173)
Mission Commercial: Communications
Geostationary orbit:
Perigee / Apogee 35774 x 35798 km
Eccentricity 2.85E-04
Inclination 0.03°
Period 1436.1 min


Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  Space Systems/Loral
Platform  
Operator DirectTV, Inc
Mass at launch  5500 kg
Dry Mass 2364 kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Solar array  
Stabilization  
DC power  13900 W
Design lifetime  15 yrs - still active

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 April 2010 101.08° W 

Mission details:

52 Ku-band and 2 Ka-band transponders; direct-to-home, voice, video and internet.

Astrophilately covers:

Ariane-5

Launch cancel Kourou.

Ariane-5

Headquarter cancel Paris.

Credit covers: J.VdDr.

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