SES-11

Summary

SES-11 / EchoStar 105
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Launch of SES-11
NamesEchoStar 105
Mission typeCommunications
OperatorSES S.A. / EchoStar
COSPAR ID2017-063A
SATCAT no.42967
Websitehttps://www.ses.com/
Mission duration15 years (planned)
4 years, 1 month, 8 days (elapsed)
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftSES-11 / EchoStar 105
Spacecraft typeEurostar
BusEurostar-3000
ManufacturerAirbus Defence and Space
Launch mass5,200 kg (11,500 lb)
Power12 kW
Start of mission
Launch date11 October 2017, 22:53:00 UTC
RocketFalcon 9 Full Thrust (s/n B1031.2)
Launch siteKennedy Space Center, LC-39A
ContractorSpaceX
Entered service29 November 2017
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric orbit
RegimeGeostationary orbit
Longitude105° West
Transponders
Band48 transponders:
24 C-band
24 Ku-band
Bandwidth36 MHz
Coverage areaHawaii, North America, Latin America, Caribbean
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SES-11 / EchoStar 105 is a geostationary communications satellite operated by SES S.A. and EchoStar and designed and manufactured by Airbus Defence and Space. It has a mass of 5,200 kg (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 S.A. and EchoStar. The Falcon 9 launch vehicle has placed the satellite into a high-altitude supersynchronous transfer orbit.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ "EchoStar 105 / SES 11". Gunter's Space Page. 11 December 2017. Retrieved 13 April 2021.
  2. ^ "Display: SES-11 / Echostar 105 2017-063A". NASA. 5 April 2021. Retrieved 13 April 2021. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.