NSS-9

177˚W

NSS-9's mission

With wide coverage over the Pacific Ocean Region, the beams of the all C-band satellite can be interconnected on a transponder-by-transponder basis. It is ideal for inter-continental video, voice and internet services and also provides vital communication services to a number of Pacific Island communities.

Launch date:

12 February 2009

Launch vehicle:

Ariane 5 ECA

Satellite manufacturer:

Orbital Sciences Corporation

Designed lifetime:

15 years


Footprints:
Transponders:

44

C-band

West Hemi C-band beam

West Hemi C-band beam

East Hemi C-band beam

East Hemi C-band beam

Global C-band beam

Global C-band beam