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Satellite Name: Eutelsat 21B (E21B, W6A, Eutelsat W6A)
Status: active
Position: 21° E (21.5° E)
NORAD: 38992
Cospar number: 2012-062B
Operator: Eutelsat Communications S.A.
Launch date: 10-Nov-2012
Launch site: Guiana Space Center
Launch vehicle: Ariane 5 ECA
Launch mass (kg): 5012
Dry mass (kg): 2060
Manufacturer: Thales Alenia Space
Model (bus): Spacebus-4000C3
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 15 yrs.
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Details:
40 Ku-band transponders to provide data, professional video and government services across Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. It will be equipped with one broad footprint sweeping across Europe into North Africa and Central Asia, and two dedicated high-power beams to add increased flexibility for regional coverage of North Africa and the Middle East.
Beams:Charts: list
Eutelsat 21B at 21° E downlink Ku-band North East Africa/Asia beam coverage map
 
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