SES-2

87˚W

SES-2's mission

SES-2 has extensive coverage over the United States and the Caribbean and distributes advanced digital media to one of the world’s largest TV neighbourhoods. It is also specially designed to provide communication links to offshore platforms for customers in the oil and gas and maritime markets.

Launch date:

20 September 2011

Launch vehicle:

Ariane 5 ECA

Satellite manufacturer:

Orbital Sciences Corporation

Designed lifetime:

15 years


Footprints:
Transponders:

24

C-band

North America C-band beam

North America C-band beam


24

Ku-band

North America Ku-band beam

North America Ku-band beam