Satellite Eutelsat 48B (Eutelsat 21B, Eutelsat W-6A) of European Telecommunications Satellite Cosorrtium (EUTELSAT)

Name of Satellite, Alternate Names Eutelsat 48B (Eutelsat 21B, Eutelsat W-6A)
Country of Operator/Owner Multinational
Operator/Owner European Telecommunications Satellite Cosorrtium (EUTELSAT)
Users Commercial
Purpose Communications
Class of Orbit GEO
Type of Orbit
Longitude of GEO (degrees) 48
Perigee (km) 35777
Apogee (km) 35797
Eccentricity 0.000237208530018739
Inclination (degrees) 0.09
Period (minutes) 1436.12
Launch Mass (kg.) 5102
Dry Mass (kg.) 2060
Power (watts)
Date of Launch 10-11-2012
Expected Lifetime 15 yrs.
Contractor Thales Alenia Space
Country of Contractor Italy
Launch Site Guiana Space Center
Launch Vehicle Ariane 5 ECA
COSPAR Number 2012-062B
NORAD Number 38992
Comments Increased capacity for data, video and government services.


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