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SES 6


S2870

General


Designation 39172 / 13026A
Launch date 3 Jun 2013
Country of origin Netherlands
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit 40.5°W
Launch vehicle Proton #848

Tested at 26°W. To replace NSS 806

Owned by SES Satellite Leasing Ltd (IOM) and leased to SES World Skies (NL), but registered by NL to the UN.

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Technical data


Lyngsat transponder loading



EIRP coverage (dBW)


C-band East hemi
C-band West hemi
Ku-band Andean
Ku-band Brasil
Ku-band West Atlantic
Ku-band East Atlantic
Ku-band North America

Specifications


Prime contractor Astrium
Platform Eurostar-E3000
Mass at launch 6100 kg
Dry mass  
Dimension  
Solar array 40 m deployed
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power EOL: 13 kW
Design lifetime 15 years


C-band


Main transponders 38 (43 is 36-MHz equivalent)
Backup transponders  
Power  
Bandwidth  
Coverage Americas & Europe
EIRP max  
G/T max  
Polarization  
Frequencies downlink: 3.7-4.2 GHz
uplink: 5.925-6.425 GHz


Ku-band


Main transponders 36 (48 in 36-MHz equivalent)
Backup transponders  
Power  
Bandwidth  
Coverage Brazil, South cone, the Andean region, North America, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean
+ 4 steerable beam in Americas and 1 steerable beam for Europe
EIRP max  
G/T max  
Polarization  
Frequencies downlink: 11.7-12.2 GHz
uplink: 14.0-14.5 GHz


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