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Hylas 1



General


Designation 37237 / 10065A
Launch date 26 Nov 2010
Country of origin United Kingdom
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle Ariane V198

Cost EUR 120 million (EUR 34 million are paid by ESA). Launch initially planned in 2008.

The original launch contract on Falcon 9 contained options for 1 to 3 other launches. In Jul 2009, the company decided to move to Ariane in order to secure a launch date in Q2 2010. That move would cost $70 million.
Started service in April 2011.

Location


Begin End Position
L: 26 Nov 2010 Feb 2011 31°E
Mar 2011   33.5°W


External resources


http://www.avantiplc.com/

http://www.avanti-communications.com/
sat-index articles


Technical data


Lyngsat transponder loading



Specifications


Prime contractor EADS Astrium
Platform ISRO I2K
Mass at launch 2570 kg
Dry mass 1125 kg
Dimension 2.5 x 1.6 x 1.5 m
Solar array 9 m span?
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power EOL: 3.2 kW
Design lifetime 15 years

First contract for EADS's Generic Flexible Payload and Next Generation Antenna.

Ku-band


Main transponders
Backup transponders  
Power  
Bandwidth  
Coverage Western and Central Europe
EIRP max  
G/T max  
Polarization  


Ka-band


Main transponders
Backup transponders  
Power  
Bandwidth  
Coverage 8 spot beams
EIRP max  
Polarization circular
Frequencies Uplink:
Downlink:


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