Satellite footprints

AsiaSat-6/Thaicom-7 at 120° East

Position:120° East
Manufacturer:Space Systems/Loral (SS/L)
Launch operator:SpaceX
Launch vehicle:Falcon 9
Launch date:09/14/2014
Expected lifetime:15+ Years

AsiaSat-6/Thaicom-7 is based on Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) 1300 platform, and is equipped with 14 high-powered C-band transponders. It is positioned at the 120° East orbital slot, with a powerful global beam delivering a premium bouquet of 16 UHD/HD and 26 SD television channels for the pay tv-market in China.

Launch operator SpaceX orbited AsiaSat-6 on 14 September 2014 on a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral in Florida, USA.

In December 2011 satellite operator Thaicom from Thailand agreed on the purchase of half capacity of the AsiaSat-6 satellite for 15 years. The satellite was renamed AsiaSat 6/Thaicom 7 before its launch.

AsiaSat-6/Thaicom-7 at 120° East

AsiaSat-6 satellite built by SSL
AsiaSat-6 arrives at Cape Canaveral launch site
AsiaSat-6 on Falcon 9 rocket
Asiasat-6 in Orbit

AsiaSat-6/Thaicom-7 at 120° East

Asiasat-6 Satellite C-band global beam coverage
Thaicom-7 Footprint