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Intelsat 37e

Intelsat 37e [Boeing BSS]

Intelsat S.A. ordered in 2014 construction of their tenth BSS-702MP satellite, Intelsat 37e (IS-37e).

IS-37e has a high throughput C-, Ku, and Ka-band payload with 45 gigabits per second of bandwidth for Intelsat's Epic system.

The payload is powered by two solar wings, each with four panels of ultra triple-junction gallium arsenide solar cells.

The satellite will be positioned at 342 East.

Intelsat 37e is to be launched in 2017 on a shared Ariane-5ECA launch.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: Intelsat
Contractors: Boeing Satellite Systems
Equipment: C-band high-throughput transponders, Ku-band high-throughput transponders, Ka-band high-throughput transponders
Configuration: BSS-702MP
Propulsion: IHI BT-4
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 15 years
Mass: 6438 kg
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Intelsat 37e 2017-060A 29.09.2017 Ko ELA-3 Ariane-5ECA with BSat 4a

References:

  • Boeing:
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