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Palapa N1 (Nusantara 1)

Palapa N1 [CGWIC]

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 1 satellite to replace the Palapa-D satellite at the 113 East position.

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

The satellite is to be launched in 2020.

Nation: Indonesia
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: Palapa Satelit Nusantara Sejahtera
Contractors: CAST
Configuration: DFH-4 Bus
Propulsion: S400
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 15 years
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Palapa N1 (Nusantara 1) - 2020 Xi
Further Palapa missions: