Satellite footprints

BulgariaSat-1 at 2° East

Position:2° East
Manufacturer:Space Systems/Loral (SS/L)
Operator:Bulgaria Sat
Launch operator:SpaceX
Launch vehicle:Falcon 9
Launch date:06/23/2017
Expected lifetime:15+ Years

BulgariaSat-1 provides direct-to-home television and data communications services to the Balkans and other European regions. The satellite is equipped with two Ku-band FSS transponders and 30 Ku-band BBS transponders for fixed satellite and advanced TV services, such as HDTV.

The manufacturing of satellite started in 2014 and was awarded to Space Systems/Loral (SSL) based in the Palo Alto, CA USA. BulgariaSat-1 was launched on June 23rd 2017 by SpaceX launch operator on a Falcon 9 rocket.

The satellite is suitable for television and communication services, also BulgariaSat-1 can be used in force majeure – accidents due to natural disasters – earthquakes, storms, floods when land-based networks are not working.

 

BulgariaSat-1 at 2° East

Bulgariasat-1 under construction
BulgariaSat-1 under test
BulgariaSat-1 launched on Falcon 9
Bulgariasat-1 in orbit

BulgariaSat-1 at 2° East

SpaceX BulgariaSat-1 Press Kit

BulgariaSat-1 at 2° East

BugariaSat-1 Coverage Balkan beam
BugariaSat-1 Coverage Europe beam