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Satellite Name: Alphasat I-XL (Inmarsat XL, Inmarsat-4AF4)
Status: active
Position: 25° E (25° E)
NORAD: 39215
Cospar number: 2013-038A
Operator: Inmarsat plc
Launch date: 25-Jul-2013
Launch site: Guiana Space Center
Launch vehicle: Ariane 5 ECA
Launch mass (kg): 6650
Dry mass (kg): 3370
Manufacturer: EADS Astrium/Thales Alenia Space
Model (bus): Alphabus
Orbit: Inclined
Expected lifetime: 15 yrs.
Call sign:  
Beacon(s): 3949.0 LHCP 3951.0 RHCP, 19701
The Alphasat mission definition is based around two main service types: BGAN directional (as currently provided by Inmarsat iv) BGAN omni-directional (including handheld services) covering Europe, Middle East, Africa and parts of Asia. Wide spot beams & ~228 narrow spot beams.
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