Intelsat 37e & BSAT-4a

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Transfer Orbit
Mission: Communications

Geostationary Transfer Orbit Ariane Launch Area 3 Kourou, French Guiana

Intelsat 37e is a geostationary communications satellite for Intelsat, another one of the EpicNG series. It weighs about 6700 kg and is equipped with C-band, Ku-band and Ka-band transopnders. Intelsat 37e is a replacement for the Intelsat 901 spacecraft in the 18° W orbital slot, covering Europe, Africa, South America and North America. BSAT-4a is a geostationary communications satellite for the Japanese satellite operator B-SAT. Satellite is equipped with 24 Ku transponders and weighs about 3500 kg. It is to reside in 110° East orbital position, providing high-resolution direct television broadcasting to Japan.

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Additional Media

Arianespace Vol VA239 / Intelsat 37e et BSAT-4a (VF)

VA239 : Intelsat 37e et BSAT-4a lancés par Arianespace : 81e succès d’affilée pour Ariane 5 Arianespace a lancé avec succès le satellite de télécommunication...

Ariane 5 orbits Intelsat 37e and BSAT-4a on Arianespace’s latest mission from the Spaceport

Arianespace orbited telecommunications satellites for long-time customers on today’s successful mission – confirming the company’s role as a launch services ...

Arianespace Flight VA239 / Intelsat 37e and BSAT-4a

Flight VA239: Arianespace orbits Intelsat 37e and BSAT-4a on 81st successful Ariane 5 launch in a row Arianespace has successfully launched the Intelsat 37e ...

Ariane 5 ECA

Family: Ariane 5
Configuration: ECA

Ariane 5 is a heavy-lift launch vehicle, part of the Ariane rocket family.

Specifications
  • Max Stage
    2
  • Length
    57.7 m
  • Diameter
    5.4 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    5.4 m
  • Launch Mass
    780 T
  • Thrust
    11400 kN
Family
  • Name
    Ariane 5 ECA
  • Family
    Ariane 5
  • Variant
    ECA
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Ariane 5 ECA
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    10500 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Arianespace

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CEO: Stéphane Israël Founded: 1980 Successes: 138 Failures: 7 Pending: 38

Agency Type: Commercial

Arianespace SA is a multinational company founded in 1980 as the world's first commercial launch service provider. It undertakes the production, operation, and marketing of the Ariane programme. Their vehicles launch exclusively from French Guiana in South America.

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Kourou, French Guiana

Pad: Ariane Launch Area 3


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