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Star One D2

Star One D2 [SSL]

Star One ordered the new Star One D2 communications satellite from SS/Loral in October 2017.

Star One D2 is equipped with C-, Ku-, Ka- and X-band payloads for high-speed telecommunications, television broadcast and fast broadband in South America, Mexico, Central America, and parts of the Atlantic Ocean. It is designed to provide service for 15 years or longer and is based on the highly reliable SSL 1300 platform, which has the capability to support a broad range of applications and technology advances.

Star One D2 is based on the SSL-1300 satellite platform. The satellite is designed to deliver service for 15 years or more.

The launch on an Ariane-5ECA is planned for 2019.

Nation: Brazil
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: Star One (EMBRATEL)
Contractors: Space Systems/Loral (SS/L)
Equipment: C-, Ku-, Ka- and X-band payloads
Configuration: SSL-1300
Propulsion: ?
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 15 years
Mass: 6200 kg
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Star One D2 - 2019 Ko ELA-3 Ariane-5ECA with ?

References:

  • Space Systems/Loral: , 30 October 2017
Further Brasilsat / Star One missions: