Star One C12

Summary

Star One C12
Mission typeCommunication
OperatorSES
COSPAR ID2005-003A
SATCAT no.28526
Mission duration16 years (planned)
Spacecraft properties
Bus4000C3
ManufacturerAlcatel Alenia Space
Launch mass4,953 kilograms (10,919 lb)
Dry mass2,286 kilograms (5,040 lb)
Start of mission
Launch date03 February 2005, 03:27 (2005-02-03UTC03:27Z) UTC
RocketProton-M Briz-M
Launch siteBaikonur 81/24
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeGeostationary
Longitude37.5° West
Semi-major axis42,241.0 kilometres (26,247.3 mi)
Perigee altitude35,857.0 kilometres (22,280.5 mi)
Apogee altitude35,883.2 kilometres (22,296.8 mi)
Inclination
Period1,440 minutes
Transponders
Band72 IEEE C-band)
 

Star One C12 (also called as NSS-10, Worldsat 2, AMC-12, GE-1I and Astra 4A) is a communications satellite operated by SES S.A with headquarters in Luxembourg. It was built by Thales Alenia Space based on the Spacebus-4000C3 satellite bus, and was launched on 3 February 2005 03:27 UTC by a Proton-M carrier rocket.[1]

The start mass was 4953 kg.

See also

References

  1. ^ Kreb's, Gunter. AMC 12 / Astra 4A / Star One C12 / NSS 10. Gunter's Space Page. Retrieved 2016-12-14.

External links

  • Satélite Star One
  • NSS 10 (AMC-12)
  • Channels of Star One C12