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Angosat 1



General


Designation 43087 / 17086A
Launch date 26 Dec 2017
Country of origin Angola
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit planned 14°E
Launch vehicle Zenit 3F
Launch site Tyouratam

worth $327 million, insured for $121 million. Contract signed in 2009.
Total bandwidth: 2160 MHz

A second satellite will be built for free to replace this one by Energia RSC

End of life


Out of service 30 Dec 2017
Cause Contact was lost shortly after launch because of a discharged battery but the deployment of the solar panels resolved the issue. Later a power supply issue was identified.
Decay  


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Technical data



Specifications


Prime contractor RSC Energia
Platform Yamal (Universal Service Platform)
Mass at launch 1647 kg
Dry mass  
Dimension  
Solar array 2 wings, 4 panels each
Stabilization 3-axis, electric propulsion system
DC power  
Design lifetime 15 years

Payload built by Airbus Defence and Space

C-band


Main transponders 16
Backup transponders  
Power  
Bandwidth  
Coverage Africa
EIRP max  
G/T max  
Polarization  


Ku-band


Main transponders 6
Backup transponders  
Power  
Bandwidth  
Coverage Angola and part of Africa
EIRP max  
G/T max  
Polarization  


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