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KaSat


Renamed Eutelsat Ka-Sat 9A in 2012

General


Designation 37258 / 10069A
Launch date 26 Dec 2010
Country of origin Europe
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit 9°E
Launch vehicle Proton #374

Owned by Eutelsat. Ka-band only. Total throughput of over 70 Gigabits per second. Frequencies are reused 20 times.
Entered service on 1st Jun 2011.

Eutelsat has included this satellite in a joint venture deal in 2016 with Viasat to expand the European market and create a direct to consumer ISP business.

External resources


sat-index articles


Technical data


Lyngsat transponder loading



Specifications


Prime contractor EADS Astrium
Platform E3000
Mass at launch 6150 kg
Dry mass  
Dimension  
Solar array 40 m span
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power 15 kW
Design lifetime 15 years


Ka-band


Main transponders  
Backup transponders  
Power  
Bandwidth  
Coverage 82 spot beams connected to 10 ground stations
Europe, the Middle East, and Northern Africa
EIRP max  
Polarization  
Frequencies Uplink:
Downlink:


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