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Eurasiasat 1 (Türksat 2A)

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.

Nation: Türkiye (Turkey)
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: Eurasiasat SAM / Türksat AS
Contractors: Aerospatiale
Equipment: 32 Ku-band transponders
Configuration: Spacebus-3000B3
Propulsion: S400
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 12 years
Mass: 3535 kg
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Eurasiasat 1 (Türksat 2A) 2001-002A 10.01.2001 Ko ELA-2 Ariane-44P H10-3
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