Satellite Telstar 14R (Estrela do Sul 2) of Telesat Canada Ltd. (BCE, Inc.)

Name of Satellite, Alternate Names Telstar 14R (Estrela do Sul 2)
Country of Operator/Owner Canada
Operator/Owner Telesat Canada Ltd. (BCE, Inc.)
Users Commercial
Purpose Communications
Class of Orbit GEO
Type of Orbit
Longitude of GEO (degrees) -63
Perigee (km) 35783
Apogee (km) 35791
Eccentricity 9.48834120074958E-05
Inclination (degrees) 0.02
Period (minutes) 1436.1
Launch Mass (kg.) 4970
Dry Mass (kg.) 2150
Power (watts) 12000
Date of Launch 20-05-2011
Expected Lifetime 15 yrs.
Contractor Space Systems/Loral
Country of Contractor USA
Launch Site Baikonur Cosmodrome
Launch Vehicle Proton
COSPAR Number 2011-021A
NORAD Number 37602
Comments Five communications antennas and 46 Ku-band transponders -- 19 switchable and 27 fixed. Will also serve Brazil. Failed to fully deploy one of its solar panels.


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