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Intelsat 38

Also called Azerspace 2


Designation 43632 / 18074A
Launch date 25 Sep 2018
Country of origin International
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit 45°E
Launch vehicle Ariane VA243

Satellite developped with Azercosmos, see Azerspace 1. Launch initially planned in 2017

To cover Central and Eastern Europe, Asia and Africa. Will provide DTH services to Azerbaijan.

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Technical data

EIRP coverage (dBW)

Intelsat beams: Europe, Sri Lanka, Southern Africa


Prime contractor SS/L
Platform LS-1300
Mass at launch 3500 kg
Dry mass  
Solar array  
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power EOL: 13.7 kW
Design lifetime 15 years

Ku-band / Intelsat

Main transponders 22
Backup transponders  
Coverage Europe
Sri Lanka
Southern Africa
+ steerable
EIRP max Europe: 53.6 dBW
Sri Lanka: 58.5 dBW
Southern Africa: 53.7 dBW
G/T max  
Polarization linear H/V

Ku-band / Azerspace

Main transponders 13 (HTS)
Backup transponders  
Coverage Central Europe
EIRP max  
G/T max  

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