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Satellite Name: Astra 3B
Status: active
Position: 23° E (23.5° E)
NORAD: 36581
Cospar number: 2010-021A
Operator: SES S.A.
Launch date: 21-May-2010
Launch site: Guiana Space Center
Launch vehicle: Ariane 5 ECA
Launch mass (kg): 5472
Dry mass (kg): 3000
Manufacturer: EADS Astrium
Model (bus): Eurostar-3000
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 15 yrs.
Call sign:  
Beacon(s): 11702.5 V
Details:
60 Ku-Band and 4 Ka-Band transponders to provide direct-to-home (DTH) broadcast services and two-way broadband services across Europe and Middle East.
Beams:Charts: list
  • Astra 3B at 23° E downlink Ku-band European Beam coverage map
  • Astra 3B at 23° E downlink Ku-band Pan-European Beam coverage map
  • Astra 3B at 23° E downlink Ku-band South Africa beam coverage map
  • Astra 3B at 23° E downlink Ku-band Middle East Spot Beam coverage map
  • Astra 3B at 23° E downlink Ka-band Europe Beam coverage map
 
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