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Azerspace-2

CHARACTERISTICS OF AZERSPACE-2 SATELLITE:

Type of satellite: telecommunication satellite
Orbital position: 45 ͦ E
Coverage area: Europe, Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Central & South Asia
Manufacturer: Space Systems/Loral
Bus platform: SSL-1300
Launch vehicle: Ariane-5ECA of Arianespace
Launch date: 2017
Launch site: Guiana Space Centre, Kourou, French Guiana
Lifespan: min. 15 years

COMMUNICATION PAYLOAD:

Ku-BAND:
Active transponders: 35 (36, 54, 72, 76 MHz)
Uplink: 14000-14750 MHz
Downlink: 11450-12750 MHz
Beams: Europe & Asia, Pakistan & Afghanistan, West Africa, and Central Africa
Polarization: Linear
TWTA Power: 150 Watt