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Satellite Name: SES 8
Status: active
Position: 95° E (95° E)
Norad: 39460
Cospar number: 2013-071A
Operator: SES S.A.
Launch date: 3-Dec-2013
Launch site: Cape Canaveral
Launch vehicle: Falcon 9
Launch mass (kg): 3200
Dry mass (kg):  
Manufacturer: Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC)
Model (bus): GEOStar-2 Bus
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 15 yrs.
Call sign:  
Beacon(s): 12248.5, 11198.5
Details:
24 active Ku-band transponders of 36 or 54 Mhz capacity switchable amongst 33 channels and 2 beams to provide communication services to South Asia and Indo-China regions. Certain channels in each beam are cross-strapped to multiple frequency bands, enabling flexibility for new services. In the addition, the spacecraft features a Ka-band payload
Beams:Charts: list
SES 8 at 95° E downlink Ku-band South Asia beam coverage map
 
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