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Galaxy 16

Zenit

Sea Launch

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Galaxy 16

Type: Communications

Galaxy 16 is a C- and Ku-band satellite with 24 C-band and 24 Ku-band transponders. The spacecraft is a version of SS/L’s space-proven SSL-1300 satellite platform, which has an excellent record of reliable operation. The geostationary SSL-1300 has a designed service life of 15 years and maintains station-keeping and orbital stability by using bipropellant propulsion and momentum-bias systems.

Location

Launch Platform Odyssey

Sea Launch

42 rockets have launched from Sea Launch.

Launch Platform Odyssey, Sea Launch

Agency

Sea Launch

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: SL

Country: RUS

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