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Horizons 3e

Horizons 3e is a high-throughput commincations satellite owned jointly by Intelsat and SKY Perfect JSAT.

The satellite is built on Boeings BSS-702MP satellite bus. It features an high throughput C- and Ku-band payload like Intelsat's Epic satellites. The satellite will provide between 25 and 30 gigabits per second of bandwidth for fixed and mobile customers.

Horizons 3e is to be stationed at the 169 east orbital location to replace Intelsat 805.

Launch is planned for the second half of 2018.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: Intelsat, SKY Perfect JSAT
Contractors: Boeing Satellite Systems
Equipment: C-band high-throughput transponders, Ku-band high-throughput transponders
Configuration: BSS-702MP
Propulsion:
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 15 years
Mass: ~6500 kg
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Horizons 3e - 2018 Ko ELA-3 Ariane-5ECA with ?
Further Horizons missions: