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Eutelsat 3D

Was Eutelsat W3D, Eutelsat 7B


Designation 39163 / 13022A
Launch date 14 May 2013
Country of origin Europe
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle Proton #847

To replace Eutelsat W3B
Fully paid by insurance.


Begin End Position
L: 14 May 2013 Jun 2013 1.6°E
Jul 2013 Jul 2014 3°E
Jul 2014   7°E, Eutelsat 7B

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Technical data

Lyngsat transponder loading


Prime contractor Thales Alenia Space
Platform Spacebus-4000C3
Mass at launch 5370 kg
Dry mass  
Dimension 5.8 x 2.0 x 2.2 m (34 m deployed)
Solar array  
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power EOL: 12 kW
Design lifetime 15 years

Has 3 deployable and 2 fixed beams.


Main transponders 33
Backup transponders  
Bandwidth 15 x 72 MHz
1 x 108 MHz
Coverage Wide coverage of Europe, Middle East and Northern Africa
Europe and Turkey with high power
Sub-saharian Africa
Specific islands of the Indian Ocean
EIRP max 52 dBW
G/T max  
Frequencies downlink: 10.7-11.7 & 12.5-12.75 GHz

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