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Designation 19919 / 89027A
Launch date 2 Apr 1989
Country of origin Sweden
Operator NSAB
Mission Direct TV
Geostationary orbit 5°E, inclined
Launch vehicle Ariane V30

End of life

Out of service 16 Jan 1998
Cause deorbited

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Technical data


Prime contractor Eurosatellite & Aérospatiale
Platform Spacebus-300
Mass at launch 2089 kg
Payload mass 170 kg
Dimension 2.4 x 1.65 x 2.4 m
Solar array 19 m span
Stabilization 3 axis
DC power BOL: 3200 W
Payload power 2000 W
Design lifetime 7 years


Main transponders
Backup transponders
Power 230 W (TWTA)
Bandwidth (2+1) transponders of 27 MHz
(2+1) transponders of 40 & 86 MHz
Coverage and EIRP max Scandinavia: 61 dBW
Polarization LHCP
Frequencies Uplink: 17.7-18.1 GHz
Downlink: 12.1-12.65 GHz

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