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Detailed information about B-SAT 1A satellite

Designator id: 1997-016B

Description of B-SAT 1A Satellite:

B-SAT 1A was a geosynchronous communications satellite launched from the Kourou Space Station aboard an Ariane 44LP rocket. This Hughes satellite was created for the Broadcasting Satellite System Corp of Japan and was positioned at 110 deg E. It provided direct broadcast analog TV to over 12 million customers throughout Japan. It was three-axis stabilized and generated 2 kW of electrical power. It was equipped with eight Ku-band transponders.

Technical data:

Launch Date: 1997-04-16
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44L
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 723.0 kg
Nominal Power: 1200.0 W
Funding Agencies:

Broadcast Satellite System Corp of Tokyo (Japan)



Source: Nasa

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 24769U 97016B   12338.54983002 -.00000269  00000-0  10000-3 0  5010
2 24769 001.8777 065.7844 0002273 173.5889 185.7836 00.99124000 57194

Last TLE update on :2012-12-04

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