Satellite footprints

THOR 7 at 1° West

Position:1° West
Manufacturer:Space Systems/Loral (SS/L)
Operator:Telenor Satellite Services
Launch operator:Arianespace
Launch vehicle:Ariane 5ECA
Launch date:04/26/2015
Expected lifetime:15+ Years

THOR 7 (1° W) satellite, built by Space Systems/Loral (SS/L), was launched on 26 April 2015 by launch operator Arianespace. The satellite was lifted in a dual launch with the SICRAL-2 spacecraft for Telespazia, on behalf of the Italian Ministry of Defense.

The satellite is equipped with both a Ku-band and an High throughput (HTS) Ka-band payload.  The Ku-band payload transponders offer high powered Central and Eastern European coverage. The Ka-band payload provides coverage over the North Sea, Red Sea, Baltic Sea, North Atlantic , Persian Gulf and the Mediterranean Sea.

In April 2018 Telenor signed a multi-transponder agreement with satellite operator Intelsat to support growth of leading Direct-to-Home (DTH) platform in Central and Eastern Europe on THOR 7.

Youtube: Check the built proces by SS/L

THOR 7 at 1° West

THOR 7 satellite testing
THOR 7 satellite testing2
Ariane 5 liftoff with THOR 6
THOR 7 satellite in orbit

THOR 7 at 1° West

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