ASTRA 2G

28.2˚E

ASTRA 2G's mission

ASTRA 2G 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. ASTRA 2G also provides the ability to connect West Africa to Europe via Ka-band.

Launch date:

27 December 2014

Launch vehicle:

Proton Breeze M

Satellite manufacturer:

Airbus Defense and Space

Designed lifetime:

15 years


Footprints:


Transponders:

70

Ku-band

Europe Ku-band Beam

UK Ku-band spot beam

West Africa Ku-band beam


4

Ka-band

Europe Ka-band beam

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