Superbird-9

Summary

Superbird-9
Mission typeCommunications
OperatorSKY Perfect JSAT
Mission duration15 years (planned)
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftSuperbird-9
Spacecraft typeSuperbird
BusOneSat
ManufacturerAirbus Defence and Space
Start of mission
Launch date2024 (planned)
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric orbit (planned)
RegimeGeostationary orbit
Transponders
BandKu-band, Ka-band
Coverage areaJapan, East Asia
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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.[1] SKY Perfect JSAT, the main satellite operator in Japan, has selected Airbus to build Superbird-9.[2]

See also

  • SKY PerfecTV! – Satellite TV division of the same owner corporation and major user of Superbird

References

  1. ^ "Sky Perfect JSAT orders first Airbus satellite". SpaceNews. 25 March 2021. Retrieved 29 March 2021.
  2. ^ "SKY Perfect JSAT signs Airbus to build Superbird-9 telecom satellite". asianaviation.com. Asian Aviation. 28 March 2021. Retrieved 30 March 2021.