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Satellite Name: Eutelsat W3B
Status: failed
Position: 16° E (16° E)
NORAD: 37206
Cospar number: 2010-056A
Operator: Eutelsat Communications S.A.
Launch date: 28-Oct-2010
Launch site: Guiana Space Center
Launch vehicle: Ariane 5 ECA
Launch mass (kg): 5400
Dry mass (kg):  
Manufacturer: Thales Alenia Space
Model (bus): Spacebus-4000C3
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 15 yrs.
Call sign:  
Beacon(s):  
Details:
3 Ka-band and 53 Ku-band transponders to provide broadcast and telecommunications services across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. W3B developed a leak in the propulsion system directly after launch and was declared a total loss.
 
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