NSS-7

Netherlands

Spacecraft n°:

Netherlands spacecraft n°: 3


Launch data:

Designation 27414 / 02019A
Launch date 16 Apr 2002 - 23:02 UT
Launch site Ko, ELA-2
Launch vehicle  Ariane-44L (V150)
MissionCommunications
Geostationary orbit on:
Perigee / Apogee  km
Eccentricity 
Inclination °
Period  min
Location 21.5°W

Tested at 23°W. Replaced Intelsat K and Intelsat 803

Specifications

Prime contractor Lockheed martin
Platform A2100AX
Mass at launch 4700 kg
Mass in orbit  
Dimension 6.7 x 3.62 x 3.62 m
Solar array  
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power BOL: 13.1 kW
Design lifetime 12 years


C-band

Main transponders 36
Backup transponders  
Power  
Bandwidth  
Coverage & EIRP max 11 beams

Hemispheric East and West: 38 dBW
North East zone (Europe and Middle-East): 44 dBW
South East zone (West, central and South Africa): 43 dBW
G/T max  
Polarization  
Frequencies uplink: 5.850-6.425 GHz
downlink: 3.625-4.200 GHz

Ku-band

Main transponders 36
Backup transponders  
Power  
Bandwidth  
Coverge & EIRP max Europe and Middle-East spot: 48 dBW
North America spot: 49 dBW
Central America/Northen South America spot: 48 dBW
Southern Cone/Brazil spot: 48 dBW
West Africa spot: 48 dBW
Southern Africa spot: 48 dBW
G/T max  
Polarization  
Frequencies uplink: 14.0 to 14.5 GHz
downlink: 10.95 to 11.20, 11.45 to 11.70, 11.70 to 12.2 and 12.50 to 12.75 GHz


Astrophilately covers:

Ariane-44L

Launch cancel Kourou.

Ariane-44L

Headquarter cancel Paris

Credit covers: J.VdDr.

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