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Satellite Name: Hylas 2
Status: active
Position: 31° E (31° E)
NORAD: 38741
Cospar number: 2012-43B
Operator: Avanti Communications Ltd
Launch date: 2-Aug-2012
Launch site: Guiana Space Center
Launch vehicle: Ariane 5 ECA
Launch mass (kg): 3311
Dry mass (kg): 1532
Manufacturer: Orbital ATK Inc
Model (bus): GEOStar-2
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 15 yrs.
Call sign:  
Beacon(s): 4198 RHCP, 4199 RHCP
Details:
24 active Ka-band user beams and six gateway beams to provide two-way communications services for high-speed delivery of data to Northern and Southern Africa, Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Also equipped with a steerable spot beam which can provide coverage anywhere on Earth that is visible to the satellite.
Beams:Charts: list
Hylas 2 at 31° E downlink Ka-band Spot 2 (Libya) beam coverage map
 
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