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Es'hail 2

Client Es'hailSat (Qatar satellite company) Es'hail 2
Launch date 2016
Launch vehicle Falcon 9
Launch site Cape Canaveral
Orbit Geostationary orbit
Mass --
Electrical power --
Design life More than 15 years
Responsibilities Prime contractor
Outline Mitsubishi Electric has been awarded a contract to deliver the Es' hail 2 communications satellite to Es' hailSat, a satellite operator in Doha. With a design life of more than 15 years, Es' hail 2 will directly broadcast television programs throughout the Middle East and North Africa, serving television stations such as Al Jazeera and beIN SPORTS. From the orbital position of 26 degrees east longitude, its Ku-band and Ka-band capabilities will also provide government communication services and the world's first geostationary amateur radio service.