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EchoStar 105/ SES-11 satellite launched onto orbit by SpaceX's Falcon 9

Thursday 12 October 2017 | 16:13 CET | News
SES announced that the EchoStar 105/ SES-11 satellite was successfully launched into space on SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 00:53 CEST. Built by Airbus, EchoStar 105/ SES-11 is a dual-mission satellite, providing SES with a C-band payload of 24 transponders of 36 MHz, owned and operated by SES, marketed under the name SES-11, and EchoStar with 24 Ku-band transponders of 36 MHz, marketed as EchoStar 105. The high-powered communications satellite replaces C-band capacity for AMC-18 and Ku-band capacity for AMC-15 at the 105 degrees West orbital slot.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: AMC / EchoStar / SES / SpaceX
Countries: Caribbean / Mexico / North America
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