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AsiaSat 5

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AsiaSat 5, a Space Systems/Loral 1300 series satellite, is equipped with 26 C-band and 14 Ku-band transponders, with a design life of 15 years. A replacement satellite for AsiaSat 2 at the orbital location of 100.5 degrees East, AsiaSat 5’s C-band footprint covers more than 53 countries spanning from Russia to New Zealand and from Japan to the Middle East and parts of Africa. AsiaSat 5 also offers two high-power fixed Ku-band beams over East Asia and South Asia, and a steerable beam.

Satellite Information
Launch Date : 12 August 2009
Model : 1300 Series  by Space Systems/Loral
Nominal Orbital Location : 100.5°E

Communications Payload
Coverage : Asia, Middle East, Eastern Europe, CIS and Australasia
Number of Transponders : 26 (linearised)
Transponder Bandwidth : 24 at 36 MHz
2 at 72 MHz
EIRP : 41 dBW max.
TWTA Size : 65 watts
Coverage : 3 beams: East Asia beam, South Asia beam and one steerable beam
Number of Transponders : 14 (fixed gain linearised or with automatic gain control (AGC))
Transponder Bandwidth : 54 MHz
EIRP : 53 dBW max.
TWTA Size : 150 watts


Final tower assembly of AsiaSat 5 at Space Systems/Loral’s manufacturing facility in the US



AsiaSat 5 successfully lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on 12th of August
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