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TCStar 1 (Thaicom 9)

TCStar-1 (Thaicom 9) is a high-powered geostationary satellite to be used for broadband communications applications ordered by Thaicom subsidiary International Satellite Co. Ltd. as a successor to its IPStar 1 (Thaicom 4) satellite.

the satellite will be built on CAST's DFH-4 platform. It will carry a high-throughput Ka-band payload with a throughput of 53 gigabits per second to cover a large area of East and South East Asia, including South Korea and Japan.

It will be launched in 2019 on a Chinese CZ-3B/G2 rocket.

Nation: Thailand
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: Shin Satellite
Contractors: CAST
Equipment:
Configuration: DFH-4 Bus
Propulsion:
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass:
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
TCStar 1 (Thaicom 9) - 2019 Xi CZ-3B/G2
Further Thaicom missions: