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Galaxy 17



General


Designation 31307 / 07016B
Launch date 4 May 2007
Country of origin United States
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle Ariane V176

Satellite alone should cost over $100 million. First primarily European-built satellite to cover the US.

Location


Begin End Position
L: 4 May 2007 May 2007 81°W
Jun 2007 Jun 2007 75.5°W
Jul 2007 Mar 2008 74°W
May 2008 Jun 2008 122.9°W
Jul 2008   91°W

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Technical data


Lyngsat transponder loading



EIRP coverage at 91°W (dBW)


C-band
Ku-band

Specifications


Prime contractor Alcatel Space
Platform Spacebus-3000B3
Mass at launch 4100 kg
Dry mass 1749 kg
Dimension 3.75 x 1.8 x 2.3 m
Solar array 36.9 m span deployed
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power BOL: 9.5 kW
EOL: 8.6 kW
Design lifetime 15 years


C-band


Main transponders 24
Backup transponders 8
Power 20 W
Bandwidth 36 MHz
Coverage North America + Hawaii
EIRP max 38 dBW
G/T max 0 dB/K
Polarization linear H/V

Beacons: 3.700.5 GHz H & 4.1995 GHz V

Ku-band


Main transponders 24
Backup transponders 8
Power  
Bandwidth  
Coverage North America + Hawaii
EIRP max 48 dBW
G/T max +1 dB/K
Polarization linear H/V


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