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Intelsat 38


Also called Azerspace 2

General


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

Tested at 43.8°E

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

Specifications


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


Ku-band / Intelsat


Main transponders 22
Backup transponders  
Power  
Bandwidth  
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  
Power  
Bandwidth  
Coverage Central Europe
EIRP max  
G/T max  
Polarization  


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