|Operator||SKY Perfect JSAT|
|Mission duration||15 years (planned)|
|Manufacturer||Airbus Defence and Space|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||2024 (planned)|
|Reference system||Geocentric orbit (planned)|
|Coverage area||Japan, East Asia|
Superbird-9, will be a geostationary communications satellite operated by SKY Perfect JSAT and designed and manufactured by Airbus Defence and Space. Superbird-9 will be based on Airbus's reconfigurable payload satellite bus OneSat, which can steer and reassign beams for different customers and services. It will be offering Ku-band and Ka-band communication services to the Japanese market. SKY Perfect JSAT, the main satellite operator in Japan, has selected Airbus to build Superbird-9.