Optus B's specifications

Prime contractor Hughes
Platform HS-601
Mass at launch 2858 kg
Dry mass 1270 kg
Mass in orbit 1582 kg
Dimension stowed: 2.7 x 3.63 x 4.42 m
Solar array 20.57 m span
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power BOL: 3500 W
EOL: 3000 W
Design lifetime 13.7 years

Carries a Ka-band beacon (30 GHz) and a laser retroreflector for precise satellite location and time transfer demonstrations.

Video carrier

Receiver bandwidth 25 MHz
Peak to peak deviation 17.74 MHz/V

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