Satmex 6 [SSL]
Satmex 6, a Space Systems/Loral-built LS-1300X satellite, built at SS/L's facilities in Palo Alto, California. Weighing approximately 5,700 kilograms at liftoff, the satellite was positioned at 109.2 degrees West and carries 36 C-band and 24 Ku-band transponders.
Satmex uses the state-of-the-art Satmex 6 satellite to bolster its telecommunications and Internet transmission capacity for all of Mexico, as well as other parts of North America and Latin America.
|Type / Application:||Communication|
|Operator:||Satelites Mexicanos S.A. de C.V. (Satmex)|
|Contractors:||Space Systems Loral [SSL]|
|Equipment:||36 C-band transponders, 24 Ku-band transponders|
|Power:||2 deployable solar arrays, batteries|
|Satmex 6 (Morelos 4, Solidaridad 1R)||27.05.2006||Ko ELA-3||Ariane-5ECA||with Thaicom 5|