|Mission duration||15 years|
|Manufacturer||Thales Alenia Space|
|Launch mass||4,100 kilograms (9,000 lb)|
|Dry mass||1,754 kilograms (3,867 lb)|
|Dimensions||5.3 x 3.3 x 2.5 m|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||14 November 2007, 22:06UTC|
|Launch site||Kourou ELA-3|
|Semi-major axis||42,241.0 kilometers (26,247.3 mi)|
|Perigee altitude||35,860.5 kilometers (22,282.7 mi)|
|Apogee altitude||35,879.7 kilometers (22,294.6 mi)|
|Band||28 IEEE C-band (NATO G/H-band)|
16 IEEE Ku band (NATO J-band)
1 IEEE X-band (NATO H/I/J-band)
Star One C1 is a Brazilian communications satellite. It was launched on 14 November 2007 by an Ariane 5ECA carrier rocket, as part of a dual-payload launch with Skynet 5B. It was built by Thales Alenia Space, based on the Spacebus-3000B3 satellite bus. It operates by Star One, a subsidiary of Embratel.
It was launched atop an Ariane 5-ECA rocket at 22:06 UTC on November 14, 2007. This launch had previously been delayed from November 9 due to a problem with the rocket, and then from November 12 due to a problem with the launch pad. Star One C1 was built by Thales Alenia Space based on a Spacebus 3000 B3 platform. It has 28 C-band transponders, 14 Ku-band transponders and one X-band transponder, and weighed about 4,100 kilograms (9,000 lb) at launch.