Satellite Thor-5 (Thor 2R) of Telenor Satellite Broadcasting

Name of Satellite, Alternate Names Thor-5 (Thor 2R)
Country of Operator/Owner Norway
Operator/Owner Telenor Satellite Broadcasting
Users Commercial
Purpose Communications
Class of Orbit GEO
Type of Orbit
Longitude of GEO (degrees) -0.72
Perigee (km) 35773
Apogee (km) 35798
Eccentricity 0.000296521213127587
Inclination (degrees) 0.01
Period (minutes) 1436.1
Launch Mass (kg.) 2024
Dry Mass (kg.)
Power (watts)
Date of Launch 11-02-2008
Expected Lifetime 15 yrs.
Contractor Orbital Sciences Corp.
Country of Contractor USA
Launch Site Baikonur Cosmodrome
Launch Vehicle Proton M
COSPAR Number 2008-006A
NORAD Number 32487
Comments 25 Ku-band transponders; direct-to-home and Internet to Scandinavia, eastern Europe, Middle East.


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