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Palapa N1 (Nusantara 2)

Palapa N1 [PSN]

Palapa Satelit Nusantara Sejahtera, a joint venture of Indosat Ooredoo and Pasifik Satelit Nusantara (PSN), signed in May 2017 a contract with China Great Wall Industry Corp. to build the high throughput Palapa N1 or Nusantara 2 (Nusantara Dua) satellite to replace the Palapa-D satellite at the 113 East position.

Palapa N1 was built on CAST's DFH-4E platform. It carried a high-throughput Ku-band payload with 10 Gbps of capacity.

The satellite was launched in April 2020, but failed to reach orbit. It will be replaced by the Merah Putih 2 (HTS-113BT) satellite.

Nation: Indonesia
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: Palapa Satelit Nusantara Sejahtera
Contractors: CAST
Equipment: high-throughput Ku-band payload
Configuration: DFH-4E Bus
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 15 years
Mass: 5550 kg
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Palapa N1 (Nusantara 2) 2020-F03 09.04.2020 Xi LC-2 F CZ-3B/G2(2)
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