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Hispasat Advanced Generation 1 (Hispasat AG1), also designated Hispasat 36W-1, is a Spanish communications satellite which is part of the Hispasat fleet. It was successfully launched to GTO on 28 January 2017.[1]

Hispasat Advanced Generation 1
Mission typeCommunications satellite
OperatorHispasat
COSPAR ID2017-006A
SATCAT no.41942
WebsiteHispasat 36W-1
Spacecraft properties
BusLuxor
ManufacturerOHB System
Tesat-Spacecom
Thales Alenia Space
Launch mass3,200 kilograms (7,100 lb)
Dry mass1,700 kilograms (3,700 lb)
Power> 6.0 kW
Start of mission
Launch date01:03:34, January 28, 2017 (UTC) (2017-01-28T01:03:34Z)
RocketSoyuz-2 ST-B
Launch siteKourou ELS
ContractorArianespace
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeGeostationary
Transponders
BandKa band, Ku band
Bandwidth144 MHz (Ka)
33 and 36 MHz (Ku)
Instruments
Redsat
 

The satellite will serve Spain, Portugal and the Americas.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Clark, Stephen (2017-01-28). "Soyuz rocket supplies sendoff for multi-national telecom payload". Spaceflight Now. Retrieved 2017-01-29.
  2. ^ "SmallGEO". ESA. 2013-05-24. Retrieved 2013-09-07.

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