Eurasiasat 1 (Türksat 2A) [Thales Alenia Space]
The satellite Eurasiasat 1 (also known as Türksat 2A) is positioned at 42°E, where it is co-located with Türksat 1C. The satellite is operated by Eurasiasat SAM, Monaco.
The 3535 kg spacecraft was built by Alcatel Space Industries using a Spacebus-3000B3 satellite bus. The satellite is equipped with 32 Ku-band transponders, and has an expected design life of 12 years.
The satellite was retired in 2016 and was moved into a graveyard orbit above the geostationary belt.
|Type / Application:||Communication|
|Operator:||Eurasiasat SAM / Türksat AS|
|Equipment:||32 Ku-band transponders|
|Power:||2 deployable solar arrays, batteries|
|Eurasiasat 1 (Türksat 2A)||2001-002A||10.01.2001||Ko ELA-2||Ariane-44P H10-3|