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JCSat 17

JCSat 17 [Lockheed Martin]

JCSat 17 is a Japanese communication satellite of SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation to be operated in S-band and C- and Ku-band.

The satellite was ordered in February 2016 from Lockheed martin. It will be built on the LM-2100 bus for a launch in 2019 and life time a well in excess of 15 years. It will carry a S-band mobile communications payload including a flexible processor that will allow SJC to redirect capacity to concentrate on disaster relief efforts or other high-volume events. The 18 m unfurlable antenna will be built by Harris Corp. In addition, the satellite will carry C- and Ku-band capacity.

Nation: Japan
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation
Contractors: Lockheed Martin
Equipment: S-band payload, C-band transponders, Ku-band transponders,
Configuration: LM-2100
Propulsion: ?
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: +15 years
Mass: 5857 kg
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
JCSat 17 2020-013A 18.02.2020 Ko ELA-3 Ariane-5ECA+ with GEO-KOMPSAT 2B
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