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Satellite Name: Eutelsat 48D (Afghansat 1, E48D, E48B, W2M, Eutelsat W2M, Eutelsat 28B)
Status: active
Position: 48° E (48° E)
NORAD: 33460
Cospar number: 2008-065B
Operator: Eutelsat Communications S.A.
Launch date: 20-Dec-2008
Launch site: Guiana Space Center
Launch vehicle: Ariane 5 ECA
Launch mass (kg): 3460
Dry mass (kg):  
Manufacturer: Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
Model (bus): I-3K (I-3000) Bus
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 15 yrs.
Call sign:  
Beacon(s): 11698.000H, 11699.200H, 12501.000H, 11199.000H, 11701.8H, 12501.5V
Details:
32 Ku-band transponders covering Europe, North Africa and the Middle East as well as providing service continuity for TV programmes over the Indian Ocean with a directional beam. Due to the anomaly that happened shortly after the launch is operating at around 50% of its original capacity. Planned for relocation at 48East orbital slot as Afghansat 1.
Beams:Charts: list
Eutelsat 48D at 48° E downlink Ku-band Steerable beam coverage map
 
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