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Hispasat Advanced Generation 1
Mission typeCommunications satellite
OperatorHispasat
COSPAR ID2017-006A
SATCAT no.41942
WebsiteHispasat 36W-1
Spacecraft properties
BusLuxor
ManufacturerOHB System
Tesat-Spacecom
Thales Alenia Space
Launch mass3,200 kilograms (7,100 lb)
Dry mass1,700 kilograms (3,700 lb)
Power> 6.0 kW
Start of mission
Launch date01:03:34, January 28, 2017 (UTC) (2017-01-28T01:03:34Z)
RocketSoyuz-2 ST-B
Launch siteKourou ELS
ContractorArianespace
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeGeostationary
Transponders
BandKa band, Ku band
Bandwidth144 MHz (Ka)
33 and 36 MHz (Ku)
Instruments
Redsat
 

Hispasat Advanced Generation 1 (Hispasat AG1), also designated Hispasat 36W-1, is a Spanish communications satellite which is part of the Hispasat fleet. It was successfully launched to GTO on 28 January 2017.[1]

The satellite will serve Spain, Portugal and the Americas.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ Clark, Stephen (2017-01-28). "Soyuz rocket supplies sendoff for multi-national telecom payload". Spaceflight Now. Retrieved 2017-01-29.
  2. ^ "SmallGEO". ESA. 2013-05-24. Retrieved 2013-09-07.