GovSat-1

21.5˚E

GovSat-1's mission

GovSat is a brand operated by LuxGovSat S.A., a public-private joint venture between the Luxembourg Government and the world-leading satellite operator SES. Its mission is to provide secure, reliable and accessible satellite communication services for governments, addressing connectivity demands for defence and institutional security applications. GovSat-1 will be a multi-mission satellite that will use X-band and military Ka-band frequencies on high-power and fully steerable mission beams to support multiple operations.

Launch date:

Q3 - 2017

Launch vehicle:

Falcon 9

Satellite manufacturer:

Orbital Sciences Corporation

Designed lifetime:

15 years