Rascom-QAF-1

Multinational


Spacecraft n°:

Int satellite n°:


Launch data:

Designation 32387 / 07063A
Launch date 21 Dec 2007 - 21:41 UT
Launch site Ko, ELA3
Launch vehicle  Ariane-5GS (V-180)
Mission Commercial: Communications
Geostationary orbit on Jan 30.80:
Perigee / Apogee 35771 x 35796 km
Inclination 0.11°
Period 1435.95 min


Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  Thales Alenia Space
Operator RascomStarQAF
Port Louis, Mauritius
Platform  Spacebus 4000B3
Mass at launch  3200 kg
Dry Mass 1395 kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Solar array  
Stabilization  
DC power  
Design lifetime  15 yrs

RASCOM= Regional African Satellite Communications Organization

Location:

BeginEndPosition
 Jan 2008  ~2° E
 Oct 2010  2.79° E

Mission details:


Astrophilately covers:

Ariane-5

Launch cancel Kourou.

Ariane-5

Headquarter cancel Paris.

Credit covers: J.VdDr.

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