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Satellite Details

INTLDES: 2018-049A
NORAD Cat ID: 43488
Object Type: PAYLOAD
Country: SES
Launch Date: 2018-06-04
Launch Site: AFETR
Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9 Full Thrust
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The SES-12 satellite will expand SES’s capabilities to provide direct-to-home (DTH) broadcasting, VSAT, Mobility and High Throughput Satellite (HTS) data connectivity services in the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region, including rapidly growing markets such as India and Indonesia. The satellite will replace NSS-6 at this location and will be co-located with SES-8. SES-12 is capable of supporting requirements in multiple verticals from Cyprus in the West to Japan in the East, and from Russia in the North to Australia in the South.

Orbital Elements

Inclination: 10.03
Period: 1513.29
Apogee: 66121
Perigee: 8448
Decay: In Orbit (No Decay Date)
Epoch: 2018-08-05 15:51:50
Mean Motion: 0.95156986
Eccentricity: 0.6604426
Mean Anomaly: 29.719
Bstar: 0