Belintersat-1 on a 2016 stamp of Belarus
|Mission type||Telecommunicational services|
|Mission duration||15 years (planned)|
|Launch mass||5,223 kilograms (11,515 lb)|
|Dry mass||2,086 kilograms (4,599 lb)|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||15 January 2016|
|Rocket||Long March CZ-3B/E|
|Launch site||Xichang Satellite Launch Center|
|Contractor||China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation|
Belintersat-1 is a deployed geostationary telecommunications satellite, manufactured by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) and Thales Alenia Space for the Belarusian government's company Belintersat.
It provides a wide range of telecommunicational services, including satellite TV and radio broadcasting and broadband internet access. It lifted off on a Chinese Long March CZ-3B/E rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center (XSLC) on January 15, 2016, 16:57 GMT.