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NSS 7 [Lockheed Martin]

NSS 7 is a hybrid Ku- and C-band telecommunications satellite providing fixed satellite services, including video distribution, Internet access, corporate business networking and fixed services such as telephony and data. Based on an enhanced version of Lockheed Martin's A2100AXS satellite bus, this 72 transponder satellite will operate at 338.5 East longitude over the Atlantic Ocean, providing coverage to Europe, Africa and the Americas where it will replace the Lockheed Martin built NSS K and NSS 803 satellites.

Nation: Netherlands
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: New Skies
Contractors: Lockheed Martin
Equipment: 36 C-Band and 36 Ku-Band transponders
Configuration: A2100AXS
Propulsion: LEROS-1c
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Mass: 4692 kg
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
NSS 7 2002-019A 16.04.2002 Ko ELA-2 Ariane-44L H10-3
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