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Client SKY Perfect JSAT SUPERBIRD-C2 (7)
Launch date August 15, 2008
Launch vehicle Ariane-5ECA
Launch site Guiana Space Centre
Orbit Geostationary orbit
Mass 5,000kg (at launch)
Electrical power --
Design life More than 15 years
Responsibilities Prime contractor
Outline The SUPERBIRD-C2 is the successor of the SUPERBIRD-C. It will cover the Asia-Pacific region, the Indian Ocean, Oceania, and the Pacific Islands, playing a vital role in satellite communications both in Japan and across these areas.