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Galaxy 12

Also known as Panamsat Light 1, S2422


Designation 27715 / 03013B
Launch date 9 Apr 2003
Country of origin United States
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle Ariane V160

Licence was extended till 31 Dec 2023.


Begin End Position
L: 9 Apr 2003 Jan 2004 74°W
May 2004 Dec 2004 125.25°W
Jan 2005 Jan 2006 125.05°W
Jan 2006 Jun 2008 125.25°W (in-orbit spare)
Jul 2008 Apr 2010 122.9°W
Apr 2010 Dec 2011 133°W
Dec 2011 Dec 2018 129°W
Dec 2018   129°W, inclined

Licence extended till 31 Dec 2023

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Technical data

Lyngsat transponder loading

C-band transponder frequency chart

EIRP coverage (dBW)

C-band Horizontal
C-band Vertical

G/T coverage (dB/K)

C-band Horizontal
C-band Vertical

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