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Türksat 5A

Türksat 5A [TAI]

Türksat 5A is geostationary communications satellite buot for Türksat AS. The satellite will be the first geostationary communcations satellite to be built partially in Turkey.

Türksat AS began the project in September 2011. Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) will be prime contractor. Early 2013 it was reported, that MELCO might join the project to provide a DS-2000 satellite platform for the the satellite. The final production contract is expected for 2015.

Türksat-5A will feature 4 C-band and 16 Ku-band transponders.

Nation: Turkey
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: Türksat AS
Contractors: Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), TBD (bus)
Equipment: 4 C-band and 16 Ku-band transponders
Configuration:
Propulsion: ?
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 2700 kg
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Türksat 5A - 2015
Further Türksat missions: