Satellite Thuraya 2 of Thuraya Satellite Communications

Name of Satellite, Alternate Names Thuraya 2
Country of Operator/Owner United Arab Emirates
Operator/Owner Thuraya Satellite Communications
Users Commercial
Purpose Communications
Class of Orbit GEO
Type of Orbit
Longitude of GEO (degrees) 44.13
Perigee (km) 35764
Apogee (km) 35807
Eccentricity 0.00051001648657945
Inclination (degrees) 2.99
Period (minutes) 1436.07
Launch Mass (kg.) 5250
Dry Mass (kg.) 3200
Power (watts) 11000
Date of Launch 10-06-2003
Expected Lifetime 12 yrs.
Contractor Hughes Space and Communications Group
Country of Contractor USA
Launch Site Sea Launch (Odyssey)
Launch Vehicle Zenit 3SL
COSPAR Number 2003-026A
NORAD Number 27825
Comments Capacity for 13,750 simultaneous calls; voice, fax, data transmissions from/to mobile telephones; Middle East, North and Central Africa, Europe, Central Asia and the Indian subcontinent.


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