YahSat-1B (Y1B)

United Arab Emirates

Spacecraft n°:

UAE spacecraft n°: 6


Launch data:

Designation 38245 / 12016A
Launch date 23 April 2012 - 22:18
Launch site Baikonur, LC-200/39
Launch vehicle  Proton-M / Briz-M (#376)
Mission Mil/Comm: Communication
Geostationary orbit on May 03.82:
Perigee / Apogee 35785 x 35804 km
Eccentricity 1,30E-04
Inclination 0.01 deg
Period 1436.52 min

Spacecraft data:

Prime manufacturer EADS Astrium (FR)
Platform Eurostar-3000
Operator  Al Yah Satellite Communications Company
Mass at launch  6050 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Equipment Ka-band transponders
Solar array 2 deployable solar arrays
Stabilization  
Propulsion 4 SPT-100 plasma thrusters
DC power  
Design lifetime  > million years (active: 15 yrs)

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 July 2012  47.6° E 



Description:

Mission details:


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