SES-16

Summary

SES-16
Mission typeCommunications
OperatorSES
COSPAR ID2018-013A
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Mission duration15 years
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftSES-16
ManufacturerOrbital ATK
Launch mass4,230 kg (9,330 lb)
Start of mission
Launch date31 January 2018
RocketFalcon 9
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeGeostationary
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SES-16 is a geostationary communications satellite operated by SES and designed and manufactured by Orbital ATK; it is a joint venture between SES and Luxembourg. It has a mass of 4,230 kg (9,330 lb) and has a design life of at least 15 years.[1] The satellite, also known as GovSat-1, was launched by SpaceX on January 31, 2018.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ GovSat 1 (SES 16)
  2. ^ Henry, Caleb (2018-01-31). "SpaceX launches GovSat-1 with previously flown Falcon 9 booster - SpaceNews.com". SpaceNews.com. Retrieved 2018-07-25.