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LaoSat 1

LaoSat 1 [APMT]

Laos signed in March 2010 a contract with China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC) for the on orbit delivery of the LaoSat 1 communications satellite.

The satellite is operated by Lao Satellite Joint Venture Co, a collaboration between China APMT Co. and the Lao National Authority for Science and Technology.

The DFH-4S Bus (or DFH-3B?) based satellite features 14 C-band and 8 Ku-band transponders and has a service life of 15 years. It was launched in 2015 on a CZ-3B/G2 booster and is stationed at 128.5 East.

Nation: Laos
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: Lao Satellite Joint Venture Co.
Contractors: CAST
Equipment: 14 C-band transponders, 8 Ku-band transponders
Configuration: DFH-4S Bus
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 15 years
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
LaoSat 1 2015-067A 20.11.2015 Xi LC-2 CZ-3B/G2

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