Nimiq 6

Canada

Spacecraft nr:

Canadian spacecraft nr: 40


Launch data:

Designation 38342 / 12026A
Launch date 17 May 2012 - 19:12 UT
Launch site Baik, LC-81/24
Launch vehicle  Proton-M /Briz-M
Mission Commercial: Communication
Geostationary orbit on May 23:
Perigee / Apogee 35764 x 35809 km
Eccentricity 5,34E-04
Inclination 0.04 deg
Period 1436.1 min

Spacecraft data:

Prime manufacturer Space Systems Loral (SSL)
Platform LS-1300
Operator Telesat Canada Ltd. (BCE, Inc.)
Mass at launch  4491 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Equipment 24 Ku-band transponders
Solar array 2 deployable solar arrays
Stabilization  
Propulsion 
DC power  
Design lifetime  15 yrs

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 July 2012  91.1° W 



Description:

Mission details:


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