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Thor 7


Designation 40613 / 15022A
Launch date 26 April 2015
Country of origin Norway
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit 1°W
Launch vehicle Ariane VA222_va222

Initially planned for launch in 2013. Tested at 11.7°W.
To cover Central and Eastern Europe

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Technical data

Lyngsat transponder loading

EIRP coverage (dBW)



Prime contractor SS/L
Platform FS-1300
Mass at launch 4600 kg
Dry mass  
Dimension 4.7 x 3.4 x 2.7 m
Solar array 2 arrays, 24.8 m span
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power EOL: 9.9 kW
Design lifetime 15 years


Main transponders 11
Backup transponders  
Bandwidth 33 MHz
Coverage northern (Scandinavia), central and Eastern Europe
EIRP max  
G/T max  
Polarization linear H/V
Frequencies uplink: 17.3-18.1 GHz
downlink: 11.7-12.5 GHz

Ka-band HTS

Main transponders 25
Backup transponders  
Coverage spot beams to the North Sea, Norwegian Sea, Red Sea, Baltic Sea, the Persian Gulf, and the Mediterranean.
EIRP max  
Polarization circular RH/LH
Frequencies Uplink: 29.5-30.3 GHz
Downlink: 19.7-20.2 GHz

Optimized for the VSAT maritime market. 6 to 9 Gbps

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