SES-11 / EchoStar 105
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Launch of SES-11
NamesEchoStar 105
Mission typeCommunications
OperatorSES S.A. / EchoStar
COSPAR ID2017-063A Edit this at Wikidata
SATCAT no.42967
Mission duration15 years (planned)
6 years, 1 month, 28 days (elapsed)
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftSES-11 / EchoStar 105
Spacecraft typeEurostar
ManufacturerAirbus Defence and Space
Launch mass5,400 kg (11,900 lb)[1][2]
Power12 kW
Start of mission
Launch date11 October 2017, 22:53:00 UTC
RocketFalcon 9 Full Thrust (s/n B1031.2)
Launch siteKennedy Space Center, LC-39A
Entered service29 November 2017
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric orbit
RegimeGeostationary orbit
Longitude105° West
Band48 transponders:
24 C-band
24 Ku-band
Bandwidth36 MHz
Coverage areaHawaii, North America, Latin America, Caribbean
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SES-11 / EchoStar 105 is a geostationary communications satellite operated by SES S.A. and EchoStar and designed and manufactured by Airbus Defence and Space. It has a mass of 5,200 kg (11,500 lb) and has a design life of at least 15 years.[3]

The spacecraft had been ready to beam television programming and video services across the Americas for SES S.A. and EchoStar. The Falcon 9 launch vehicle has placed the satellite into a high-altitude supersynchronous transfer orbit.[4]

See also


  1. ^ "SES 11". SatBeams. Retrieved 25 June 2021.
  2. ^ "EchoStar 105 Satellite To Replace AMC-15". Echostar. Retrieved 25 June 2021.
  3. ^ "EchoStar 105 / SES 11". Gunter's Space Page. 11 December 2017. Retrieved 13 April 2021.
  4. ^ "Display: SES-11 / Echostar 105 2017-063A". NASA. 5 April 2021. Retrieved 13 April 2021. Public Domain This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.