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Star One C3

Star One C3 [OSC]

The Star One C3 satellite was ordered from Star One S.A. in March 2010 and will carry a hybrid payload and will be located at an orbital slot between 75 and 84 degrees West Longitude. Based on Orbitalís Enhanced Star-2.4 Bus, the spacecraft will carry 28 active C-band transponders for coverage of South America, and 16 Ku-band transponders with six switchable channels between Brazil and the Andean coverage region. Star One C3 will generate approximately five kilowatts of payload power and will feature two 2.3 meter deployable reflectors and one 1.4 meter earth deck-mounted antenna.

Nation: Brazil
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: Star One (EMBRATEL), Bolivarsat
Contractors: Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC)
Equipment: 28 C-band, 16 Ku-band transponders
Configuration: Star-2.4 Bus
Propulsion: IHI BT-4
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 15 years
Mass: 3200 kg
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Star One C3 2012-062A 10.11.2012 Ko ELA-3 Ariane-5ECA with Eutelsat 21B (Eutelsat W6A)

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