Saudigeosat 1
Saudigeosat 1
Position: 39° E
Saudigeosat 1
Position: 39° E

SAUDIGEOSAT 1

SGS-1 Built for King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology Operated by Taqnia Space company the Satellite will provide wide range of applications including Aero Connectivity, Maritime Connectivity, GSM backhaul and Government networks by secure Communication. The Satellite Cover Middle East, Africa and Europe. SGS-1

Orbital Position

39

Launch Date

Q2 2018

Transponders

KA Band HTS

POWER

21 KW

Coverage

Quick facts
  • Designed Lifetime
    15 Years
  • Manufacturer
    Lookheed Martin
Technical overview
  • Wet Mass
    6 300 kg
  • Dry Mass
    6 000 kg
  • propulsion
    Hybrid
  • BUS
    A2100 (modernized)

SAT 3 Ka-Band

SAT 1 Ka-Band

SAT 2 Ka-Band

SAT 4 Ka/Ku -Band

SAT 5 Ku-Band

National coverage powered by satellite 5C located at orbital position 20° East providing very high power (65dBW) Ka band with total capacity of 7Ghz

Offers high throughput beams in Ka-band located at orbital position 3° East with total capacity of 2.4Ghz

Ka band satellite located at orbital position 39° East. It is expected to be launched on Q2 2018. Very high power (60dBW). 64 Fixed beams. Up to 30 Ghz Capacity

Ka/Ku band regions located on 45° East orbital position, providing an expanded mission and superior coverage across the Europ, North Africa and south Asia.

Powerful satellite located at orbital position 25.5° East (DTH TV orbit slot)  providing an expanded mission and superior coverage across the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and Central Asia. with total capacity of 4 Transponders.

Data Center

  • State of the Art ground station supporting different platform technologies
  • TIER III datacenter
  • Technical support 24/7 through site visit, e-mail or customer care center