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Satellite Details

INTLDES: 2018-044A
NORAD Cat ID: 43463
Object Type: PAYLOAD
Country: BGD
Launch Date: 2018-05-11
Launch Site: AFETR
Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9 Full Thrust
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The Bangabandhu-1 (BD-1) is the first Bangladeshi geostationary communications satellite. Ordered from Thales Alenia in late 2015, BD-1 will operate from 119.1° East using a payload comprising 14 C-Band and 26 Ku-Band transponders to deliver focused telecommunications coverage to Bangladesh.

Orbital Elements

Inclination: 0.04
Period: 1436.09
Apogee: 35789
Perigee: 35784
Decay: In Orbit (No Decay Date)
Epoch: 2018-05-25 23:25:42
Mean Motion: 1.00272147
Eccentricity: 6.15e-05
Mean Anomaly: 297.0385
Bstar: 0