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Echostar 17

Also called Jupiter 1, callsign S2753


Designation 38551 / 12035A
Launch date 5 Jul 2012
Country of origin United States
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit 107.1°W
Launch vehicle Ariane VA207

Owned by Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes). Follows up on Spaceway.

Will deliver HughesNetR broadband satellite services in North America. Overall capacity over 100 Gbps.

Another identical satellite is planned at 90.9°W

Launch cost $118.5 million

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Technical data

Lyngsat transponder loading


Prime contractor SS/L
Platform LS-1300E
Mass at launch 6100 kg
Dry mass  
Dimension 8 x 3.2 x 3.1 m (26.07 m span)
Solar array 2 wings
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power EOL: 16.1 kW
Design lifetime 15 years

Ka-band & V-band

Main transponders 60
Backup transponders  
Coverage North America multi-spot
EIRP max  
Frequencies Uplink: 28.35-28.6, 29.25-29.5 GHz + 18.8-19.3 GHz (secondary)
Downlink: 18.3-18.8, 19.7-20.2 GHz + 28.6-29.1 GHz (secondary)

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