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Hylas 1


Designation 37237 / 10065A
Launch date 26 Nov 2010
Country of origin United Kingdom
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle Ariane V198

Cost EUR 120 million (EUR 34 million are paid by ESA). Launch initially planned in 2008.

The original launch contract on Falcon 9 contained options for 1 to 3 other launches. In Jul 2009, the company decided to move to Ariane in order to secure a launch date in Q2 2010. That move would cost $70 million.
Started service in April 2011.


Begin End Position
L: 26 Nov 2010 Feb 2011 31°E
Mar 2011 Jan 2019 33.5°W
Feb 2019 May 2019 13.8°E
Jun 2019 Sep 2019 18.2°W
Oct 2019 Mar 2020 79°W
Jun 2020 Sep 2020 160°E
Sep 2020 Dec 2020 156°E inclined
Jan 2021 Apr 2021 117.2°E inclined
May 2021 Aug 2021 158.7°E inclined
Dec 2021 Mar 2022 80.8°W inclined
Mar 2022 Jun 2022 123.2°W inclined
Jul 2022 Oct 2022 79°W inclined
Nov 2022 Feb 2023 51.75°E inclined
Mar 2023 Jun 2023 13.8°E inclined
Aug 2023 Nov 2023 159°E inclined
Nov 2023   156°E inclined

External resources


sat-index articles

Technical data

Lyngsat transponder loading


Prime contractor EADS Astrium
Platform ISRO I2K
Mass at launch 2570 kg
Dry mass 1125 kg
Dimension 2.5 x 1.6 x 1.5 m
Solar array 9 m span?
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power EOL: 3.2 kW
Design lifetime 15 years

First contract for EADS's Generic Flexible Payload and Next Generation Antenna.


Main transponders
Backup transponders  
Coverage Western and Central Europe
EIRP max  
G/T max  


Main transponders
Backup transponders  
Coverage 8 spot beams
EIRP max  
Polarization circular
Frequencies Uplink:

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