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Satellite Name: Nimiq 6
Status: active
Position: 91° W (91° W)
Norad: 38342
Cospar number: 2012-026A
Operator: Telesat Canada Ltd.
Launch date: 17-May-2012
Launch site: Baikonur Cosmodrome
Launch vehicle: Proton M
Launch mass (kg): 4745
Dry mass (kg):  
Manufacturer: Space Systems Loral (SSL)
Model (bus): LS-1300
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 15 yrs.
Call sign:  
Beacon(s):  
Details:
32 high powered Ku-band transponders. Bell TV has agreed to fully lease this new satellite for its lifetime to serve the fast-growing number of Bell TV subscribers across Canada.
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Nimiq 6 at 91° W downlink Ku-band Canada beam coverage map