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Satellite Name: Astra 5B (Hylas 2B)
Status: active
Position: 23° E (23.5° E)
NORAD: 39617
Cospar number: 2014-011B
Operator: SES S.A.
Launch date: 22-Mar-2014
Launch site: Guiana Space Center
Launch vehicle: Ariane 5 ECA
Launch mass (kg): 5755
Dry mass (kg):  
Manufacturer: Airbus Defence and Space
Model (bus): Eurostar-3000
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 15 yrs.
Call sign:  
Beacon(s): 11708.5V, 12490.0H
40 Ku-band transponders extending SES ASTRA's transponder capacity and geographical reach over Eastern European and neighboring markets for DTH, Direct-to-Cable (DTC) and contribution feeds to Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) networks. 6 Ka-band transponders leased to Avanti and Marketed as Hylas-2B. Hosted payload for the European Commission's (EC) European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS).
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