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Skynet 4F



General


Designation 26695 / 01005B
Launch date 7 Feb 2001
Country of origin United Kingdom
Mission Military: telecommunications
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle Ariane V139


Location


Begin End Position
L: 7 Feb 2001 May 2007 5°E
Aug 2007   34°W

Contract value: £130 million including delivery-in-orbit of the satellite, with Ariane launch and operational control and in-orbit testing before turnover.

External resources


sat-index articles


Technical data


Specifications
UHF-band
X-band
EHF-band

Its dry mass is 830 kg and 1489 kg total mass at lift-off. Would have 2 S-band transponders which is new for Skynet satellites.

Possible telemetry at 2252.5 MHz

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