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Arabsat 6D

Arabsat 6D is a planned Ka- and Ku-band communications satellite for television, broadband and in-flight connectivity. It is co-owned by Arabsat and KACST.

It is the first geostationary satellite to in Saudi Arabia by Taqnia Space.

The satellite is to be launched in 2019 to be stationed at 44.5 east.

Nation: Saudi Arabia
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: Arabsat, KACST
Contractors: Taqnia Space
Equipment: Ku- and Ka-band transponders
Configuration:
Propulsion: ?
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass:
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Arabsat 6D - 2019

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Further Arabsat missions: