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Europe*Star 1


Also called Panamsat 12 (PAS 12), IS-12, Intelsat 12

General


Designation 26590 / 00068A
Launch date 29 Oct 2000
Country of origin France
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit 45°E
Launch vehicle Ariane V134

West inclined in Jan 2017.

External resources


sat-index articles


Technical data


Lyngsat transponder loading



EIRP coverage (dBW)


Ku-band spots

G/T coverage (dB/K)


Ku-band spots

Specifications


Prime contractor Alcatel Space (with SS/L providing the bus, the tests and integration)
Platform FS-1300
Mass at launch 4167 kg
Dry mass 1717 kg
Dimension 2.7 x 5.5 x 3.5 m (24.7 m width deployed)
Solar array 9.72 m span
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power BOL: 12000 W
EOL: 9900 W
Design lifetime 15 years

Payload provided by Alcatel (delivered to SS/L in Oct 1999)

Ku-band


Main transponders 30
Backup transponders 11
Power 140 W (TWTA)
Bandwidth 36 MHz
Coverage 5 spot beams
EIRP max Europe: 54.7dBW (8-9 transp.)
Middle-East: 53.8 dBW (3-4 transp.)
South Africa: 55.1 dBW (6 transp.)
India: 54.3 dBW (8 transp.)
South East Asia: 55.1 dBW (4 transp.)
G/T max Europe: +8.1 dB/K
Middle-East: +8.8 dB/K
South Africa: +9.5 dB/K
India: +8.7 dB/K
South East Asia: +9.1 dB/K
Polarization linear H/V
Frequencies 12/14 GHz

The frequency plan is obscur. The frequencies below are used (or usable) on all the beams. One polarity per beam (it is unknown wether it is cross- or co-pol). The opposite polarity will be used on Europe*Star 2.

Interconnexion matrix not provided.

Frequency chart (GHz)


Uplink Channel Downlink
14.018 11.468
14.059 11.509
14.100 11.550
14.141 11.591
24.182 11.632
14.223 11.673
14.268 12.527
14.309 12.568
14.350 12.609
14.391 10 12.650
14.432 11 12.691
14.473 12 12.732

2 beacons: 11.6970 & 11.6975 V GHz

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