Satellite footprints

ABS-2 (ST-3, KoreaSat-8) at 75° East

Position:75° East
Manufacturer:Space Systems/Loral (SS/L)
Operators:Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS)
 KT Sat
Launch operator:Arianespace
Launch vehicle:Ariane 5ECA
Launch date:02/04/2014
Expected lifetime:15+ Years

In February 2014 the ABS-2 state-of-the-art high-powered spacecraft was successfully launched as the largest satellite in the eastern hemisphere. ABS-2 is located at the 75° East Longitude, ABS’ prime orbital location covering four-fifths of the world’s population across the Indian Ocean region. The satellite covers Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia, Russia and spanning  Australia.

ABS-2 was constructed by Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) and was launched by launch operator Arianespace on a Ariane 5 rocket.

Satellite operators SingTel from Singapore and KT Sat from Korea are leasing transponders on ABS-2 and are branding by ST-3 and KoreaSat-8.


ABS-2 (ST-3, KoreaSat-8) at 75° East

ABS-2 tested by SSL
ABS-2 satellite under construction
ABS-2 satellite under construction2
ABS-2 satellite in orbit

ABS-2 (ST-3, KoreaSat-8) at 75° East

ABS-2 East- & West Hemi I C-band Beam
ABS-2 Global C-band Beam
ABS-2 MENA I Ka-band Beam
ABS-2 Asia Ku-band Beams
ABS-2 Middle-East Ku-band Beam
ABS-2 South- & Central Africa Ku-band Beam
SingTel ST-3 (ABS-2) Africa C-band coverage
SingTel ST-3 (ABS-2) Asia C-band coverage
SingTel ST-3 (ABS-2) Asia Ku-band coverage
KOREASAT-8 South-East Asia & Korea Ku-band Beam
KOREASAT-8 West & East Hemi C-band Beam