Azerspace-1 satellite

satelite

CHARACTERISTICS OF AZERSPACE-1 SATELLITE:

Type of satellite: telecommunication satellite
Present status: operational
Orbital position: 46 degrees East
Coverage area: Europe, Africa, Central Asia, Middle East, Caucasus
Manufacturer: U.S. Orbital Sciences Corporation
Bus platform: Star-2.4
Launch vehicle: Ariane-5ECA of Arianespace
Launch date: 8 February 2013
Launch site: Guiana Space Centre, Kourou, French Guiana
Lifespan: min. 15 years

COMMUNICATION PAYLOAD:

Ku-BAND:
Active transponders: 12 (36 MHz equivalent)
Uplink: 13750-14000 MHz
Downlink: 10950-11200 MHz
Beams: Europe beam, Central Asia beam
Polarization: Linear
TWTA Power: 120 Watt

C-BAND:
Active transponders: 24 (36 MHz equivalent)
Uplink: 5925-6425 MHz
Downlink: 3700-4200 MHz
Beams: Central Asia & Europe beam, Africa & Europe beam
Polarization: Linear and Circular
TWTA Power: 65 Watt