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Arianespace launches first SES hybrid satellite

Friday 19 May 2017 | 07:18 CET | News
Arianespace has successfully launched the SES-15 satellite onboard a Soyuz rocket from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana. This is SES's first satellite to launch on a Soyuz rocket for a geostationary transfer orbit mission. SES's first hybrid satellite will be located at the orbital position of 129 degrees West and is equipped with 16 Ku-band transponders (36 MHz equivalent) as well as HTS capabilities to serve North America, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Panasonic / Panasonic Avionics / SES
Countries: World
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