ASTRA 2E delivers next generation broadcast, VSAT and broadband services in Europe, Middle East and Africa, and carries Ku- and Ka-band payloads at the prime orbital location of 28.2 / 28.5° E. The Middle East beam provides a Ka interconnect feature.


Key data

Orbital location 28.2°E / 28.5°E
Coverage Middle East and North Africa, Europe
Launch date 30 September 2013
Launch Vehicle Proton Breeze M
Design Life 15 years
Satellite Manufacturer Airbus Defence and Space
Polarisation Ku-band: Linear
Ka-band: Circular
Total Transponders Ku-band: Europe:
Up to 52 Middle East: Up to 24
Ka-band: 4(250,500
and 600 Mhz)


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