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ST-2
Client Singapore Telecommunications Limited,
Chunghwa Telecom Company Limited,
ST-2 Satellite Ventures Pte Limited
ST-2
Launch date  May 20, 2011
Launch vehicle  Ariane-5
Launch site  Guiana Space Centre
Orbit  Geostationary orbit
Mass  approx. 5t (at launch)
Electrical power  approx. 11kW (EOL)
Design life  more than 15 years
Responsibilities  Prime contractor
Outline
ST-2 became the first Mitsubishi Electric's commercial communications satellite ordered from abroad, using the DS2000 satellite platform made in Japan. Mitsubishi Electric is responsible for the whole satellite system design.