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Brasilsat C1


Also called Simon Bolivar 1 or Star One C1

General


Designation 32293 / 07056A
Launch date 14 Nov 2007
Country of origin Brasil
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit 65°W
Launch vehicle Ariane #179

Tested at 68°W

A first construction contract was signed in 2002 and replaced by a new one in Jun 2003 worth $190 million for construction and in-orbit delivery.

The satellite construction is worth $122 million. With launch and insurance the cost should total to $240 million.
Part of the payload (72 MHz) will be used by Andesat.
To replace Brasilsat B2.

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Technical data


Lyngsat transponder loading



EIRP coverage (dBW)


C-band
BRAK Ku-band
MCRK Ku-band

G/T coverage (dB/K)


C-band
MCRK Ku-band


Specifications


Prime contractor Alcatel Space
Platform Spacebus-3000B3
Mass at launch 4100 kg
Mass in orbit 1750 kg
Dimension 4.0 x 3.2 x 2.4 m
Solar array 22.4 m spam
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power BOL: 10.5 kW
EOL: 8.8 kW
Design lifetime 15 years

Commands: 6.4236 & 4.4244 V GHz

C-band


Main transponders 28
Backup transponders  
Power  
Bandwidth  
Coverage South America, most of the Caribbean, most of Central America and some Southern USA states
EIRP max  
G/T max  
Polarization  
Frequencies  

Beacons: 4.1990 & 4.1998 H GHz

X-band


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


Ku-band


Main transponders 14
Backup transponders  
Power  
Bandwidth  
Coverage at least Brasil and Mexico
EIRP max  
G/T max  
Polarization  
Frequencies  

Beacons: 11.701 H & 12.199 V GHz

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