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Star One C4

Star One C4 [SSL]

The Star One C4 satellite was ordered in 2012 from Space Systems Loral by Star One S.A.. The satellite will feature 48 Ku-band transponders.

Star One C4 satellite will be co-located with Star One C2, increasing the Ku-band capacity at that position, ensuring the coverage of the entire Brazilian territory and the expansion of the service to the Western South and Central America, as well as Mexico and mainland United States.

Ku-Band ensures the provision of services, such as video transmission and Internet directly to users, in addition to telephony for remote locations.

Nation: Brazil
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: Star One (EMBRATEL), Bolivarsat
Contractors: Space Systems/Loral (SS/L)
Equipment: 48 Ku-band transponders
Configuration: SSL-1300
Propulsion: ?
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 15 years
Mass: 5635 kg
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Star One C4 2015-034A 15.07.2015 Ko ELA-3 Ariane-5ECA with MSG 4

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