AsiaSat 1

AsiaSat 1

Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. Ltd.
Industry Satellite communication
Founded 1988
Headquarters Hong Kong
Website www.asiasat.com

Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. Ltd. (commonly AsiaSat, General Electric (34.1 per cent).

Satellites

spacecraft manufacturer launch orbit
AsiaSat 1 Hughes (for Western Union) Launched as Westar 6 on Space Shuttle mission STS-41B, became stranded in orbit, was retrieved by Space Shuttle mission STS-51A in November 1984, sold to AsiaSat, and launched 4-7-1990 on a Chinese Long March 3 booster
AsiaSat 2 Lockheed Martin Astro Space 1995 100.5 degrees East
AsiaSat 3
(transferred to Hughes Global Services)
AsiaSat 3S Boeing Satellite Systems 1997 105.5 degrees East
AsiaSat 4 Boeing Satellite Systems 2003 122.2 degrees East
AsiaSat 5 Space Systems/Loral 11 August 2009 100.5 degrees East
AsiaSat 6 Space Systems/Loral 2014[1] 120 degrees East
AsiaSat 7 Space Systems/Loral 2011 100.2 degrees East
AsiaSat 8 Space Systems/Loral 2014[1]

External links

  • Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. Ltd.

References