Sinosat 3 [CAST]
In 2010, the satellite was taken over by China Satcom and renamed ZX 5C (ChinaSat 5C).
In July 2011, the satellite was leased to Eutelsat, renamed Eutelsat 3A and moved to the 3° East position as a placeholder for the new Eutelsat 3B satellite.
|Type / Application:||Communication|
|Operator:||Sino Satellite Communications|
|Equipment:||24 Ku-band transponders|
|Power:||2 deployable solar arrays, batteries|
|Sinosat 3 (Xinnuo 3) → ZX 5C (ChinaSat 5C) → Eutelsat 3A||31.05.2007||Xi LC-3||CZ-3A|
Further Sinosat missions:
Further ZX (ChinaSat) missions:
Further Eutelsat missions: