NIGCOMSAT 1R

Nigeria

Spacecraft n:

Nigerian spacecraft n: 5

NIGCOMSAT 1= Nigerian Communication Satellite

Launch data:

Designation 38014 / 11077A
Launch date 19 Dec 2011 - 16:41:04 UT
Launch site Xichang, LC2
Launch vehicle  CZ-3BE (Y21)
Mission Commercial: Communication
Geostationary orbit:
Perigee / Apogee 35793 x 35795 km
Eccentricity 2.37E-05
Inclination 0.2 deg
Period 1436.1 min


Spacecraft data:

Prime manufacturer CAST
Platform DFH-4 bus
Operator NASRDA
Mass at launch  5150 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Equipment 4 C-band, 14 Ku-band, 8 Ka-band, 2 L-band transponders
Solar array 2 deployable solar arrays
Stabilization  
Propulsion 
DC power  
Design lifetime  15 yrs - Still active

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 Jan 2012  42.5° E 



Description:

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Ref.: #6n, #7(JR651), #78a, #226, #228 - update: 10.02.12