SES-11 / EchoStar 105
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Launch of SES-11
Mission typeCommunications
OperatorSES S.A.
COSPAR ID2017-063A
SATCAT no.42967
Mission duration15 years (planned)
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftSES-11 (EchoStar 105)
Spacecraft typeEurostar E3000
ManufacturerAirbus Defence and Space
Launch mass5200 kg
Start of mission
Launch date11 October 2017, 22:53:00 UTC
RocketFalcon 9 Full Thrust B1031.2
Launch siteKennedy Space Center, LC-39A
Entered service29 November 2017
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric orbit
RegimeGeostationary orbit
Longitude105.0 West
Band24 C-band
24 Ku-band
Bandwidth36 MHz
Coverage areaNorth America, Latin America and the Caribbean
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SES-11 / EchoStar 105 is a geostationary communications satellite operated by SES S.A. and designed and manufactured by Airbus Defence and Space. It has a mass of 5,200 kilograms (11,500 lb) and has a design life of at least 15 years.[1]

The spacecraft had been ready to beam television programming and video services across the Americas for SES and EchoStar. The launch vehicle has placed the satellite into a high-altitude supersynchronous transfer orbit.[2]

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  2. ^ "Display: SES-11/Echostar 105 2017-063A". NASA. 14 May 2020. Retrieved 20 June 2020. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.