LaoSat 1 [APMT]
Laos signed in March 2010 a contract with China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC) for the on orbit delivery of the LaoSat 1 communications satellite.
The satellite is operated by Lao Satellite Joint Venture Co, a collaboration between China APMT Co. and the Lao National Authority for Science and Technology.
The DFH-3B based satellite will feature 14 C-band and 8 Ku-band transponders and has a service life of 15 years. It will be launched in 2015 on a CZ-3B/G2 booster and will be stationed at 128.5° East.
|Type / Application:||Communication|
|Operator:||Lao Satellite Joint Venture Co.|
|Equipment:||14 C-band transponders, 8 Ku-band transponders|
|Power:||2 deployable solar arrays, batteries|
|LaoSat 1||2015-067A||20.11.2015||Xi LC-2||CZ-3B/G2|