Ariane 5 • Intelsat-32E+Sky Brasil-1 & Telkom-3S

Press Release

Two satellites on atop of Ariane 5. Intelsat-32E is communication spacecraft with hosted payload of Sky Brasil-1. Spacecraft weight is 6300 kg, it is powered with two deployable solar arrays and onboard batteries (with efficiency of 16 kW). Based on Eurostar-3000X, satellite is equipped with 81 transponders (Ku and Ka band) and will operate for 15 years from GEO orbit. Telkom-3S is satellite operated by PT. Telekomunikasi Indonesia TbK (Telkom) and designed and manufactured by Thales Alenia Space. Using C band transponders it will operate from 118° East GEO orbital slot to provide HDTV and network services. Satellite was based on Spacebus-4000B2 with two deployable solar arrays and operational life at around 15 years.