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Telkom 2

Telkom 2 [OSC]

PT Telkom, Jakarta, Indonesia, has awarded Orbital Sciences a contract for a telecommunications satellite, Telkom 2, to be launched in late 2004. The satellite will be positioned in geostationary orbit at 118E, replacing Palapa B4. The US$73 million satellite will be based on Orbital's Star-2 platform, carrying 24 C-band transponders and designed for a 15-year in-orbit life.

Nation: Indonesia
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia (PT Telkom)
Contractors: Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC)
Equipment: 24 (+4) C-band transponders
Configuration: Star-2 Bus
Propulsion: IHI BT-4
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 15 years
Mass: 1930 kg
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Telkom 2 2005-046A 16.11.2005 Ko ELA-3 Ariane-5ECA with Spaceway 2


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