To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

4,5
Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
Live Statistics
English Articles
Improved in 24 Hours
Added in 24 Hours
Languages
Recent
Show all languages
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.
.
Leo
Newton
Brights
Milds

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

SES-7
Mission typeCommunication
OperatorSES World Skies (2009-2011)
SES S.A. (2011-present)
COSPAR ID2009-027A
SATCAT no.34941
Websitehttps://www.ses.com/
Mission duration15 years
Spacecraft properties
BusBSS-601HP
ManufacturerBoeing Satellite Systems
Start of mission
Launch date16 May 2009, 00:57:38 UTC[1]
RocketProton-M / Briz-M
Launch siteBaikonur, Site 200/39
ContractorKhrunichev
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric orbit
RegimeGeostationary orbit
Longitude108.2° East
Transponders
Band27 Ku-band
13 S-band
Coverage areaIndonesia, India, Taiwan, the Philippines, and Southeast Asia
 

SES-7 (formerly known as ProtoStar 2 / Indostar 2) is a commercial communication satellite operated by SES World Skies, then SES S.A.

Spacecraft

ProtoStar 2 is a geosynchronous communications satellite built by Boeing. It is a BSS-601HP spacecraft bus. On 15 November 2002, PanAmSat terminated its contract with Boeing Satellite Systems for the almost-completed Galaxy-8iR satellite, claiming that Boeing had defaulted on the terms of the contract, and requested $72 million from Boeing to refund prior advance payments and other costs. The satellite was later converted into the ProtoStar 2 satellite, which was launched in May 2009. Late 2009, it is purchased through auction by SES S.A. for SES World Skies unit for US$180 million. The satellite was renamed SES-7 in May 2010.

Launch

Launched on 16 May 2009 at 00:57:38 UTC, since Baikonur Cosmodrome, Site 200/39 for ProtoStar Ltd by Proton-M / Briz-M rocket. Launch arranged by International Launch Services (ILS).

Market

It is positioned at 108.2° East longitude and serve customers in Indonesia, India, Taiwan, the Philippines and Southeast Asia. Protostar 2 carries 13 S-band and 27 Ku-band transponders for optimized HD DTH (direct-to-home) satellite television service and broadband Internet access across the Asia-Pacific region.[2]

See also

  • "Indostar 2 / ProtoStar 2 → SES 7". Gunter's Space. Retrieved 19 June 2020.
  • "Boeing Awarded Contract for Direct-to-Home Entertainment Satellite". Boeing. 14 January 2008. Archived from the original on 24 May 2011. Retrieved 19 June 2020.
  • "SES 7 Home Page". SES. Retrieved 19 June 2020.

References

  1. ^ McDowell, Jonathan. "Launch Log". Jonathan's Space Page. Retrieved 3 January 2014.
  2. ^ ""Display: ProtoStar 2 2009-027A". NASA. 14 May 2020. Retrieved 19 June 2020. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
This page was last edited on 3 January 2021, at 02:43
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.