Star One D1


Star One D1
NamesHispasat 84W-2
H84W-2 [1]
Mission typeCommunications
COSPAR ID2016-082B
SATCAT no.41904
Mission duration15 years (planned)
4 years, 9 months and 27 days (in progress)
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftStar One D1
BusSSL 1300E
ManufacturerSpace Systems/Loral
Launch mass6,443 kg (14,204 lb)
Power16 kW
Start of mission
Launch date21 December 2016, 20:30 UTC
RocketAriane 5 ECA
Launch siteCentre Spatial Guyanais, ELA-3
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric orbit
RegimeGeostationary orbit
Longitude84° West
Band70 transponders:
28 C-band
24 Ku-band
18 Ka-band
Coverage areaBrazil, Latin America

Star One D1 is a communications satellite operated by Embratel Star One with headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It was built by Space Systems/Loral (SSL) based on the SSL 1300 satellite bus. The satellite was successfully launched into space on 21 December 2016 at 20:30 UTC with an Ariane 5 ECA launch vehicle from the Centre Spatial Guyanais in French Guiana, together with the JCSAT-15. It had a launch mass of 6,340 kg (13,980 lb).[2]


Star One D1 is equipped with 28 C-band transponders, 24 Ku-band transponders, and 18 Ka-Band transponders to meet the data, audio, video, and Internet demands of corporate and enterprise customers in Brazil, and Latin America.[1]

In addition, the Star One D1 satellite is capable of being used by large companies and government institutions. The satellite is capable of receiving and transmitting television, radio, telephony, internet, and other data signals for entertainment, telemedicine, tele-education and business applications, necessary for the interconnection of the Latin Americans countries and essential for the most distant communities.[3]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Star One D1". Satbeams. Retrieved 1 April 2021.
  2. ^ "Star One D1". Gunter's Space Page. 11 December 2017. Retrieved 1 April 2021.
  3. ^ "Embratel anuncia novo satélite: Star One D1". 6 May 2014. Archived from the original on 3 February 2014. Retrieved 11 January 2020.

External links

  • Embratel
  • Satbeams