RelatedThe SES-12 satellite is built by Airbus, a European multinational company that sells, manufactures products worldwide. It has a good reputation of delivering nearly 11,000 aircraft to commercial airlines, and 12,000 helicopters to various customers. It has manufactured nearly 100 communication satellites worldwide with more than 50 satellites launched to date and taking another 18 in counts which are under construction. SES-12 is to have a dual mission that will replace the NSS-6 satellite in orbit to provide certain telecom and television broadcasting services from one end to another end of Asia. It is to be the largest SES satellite launched till date with a weight of 11,685 pounds (5,300 kg) which will be equipped with eight antennas and a total of 76 active transponders. The SES-12 will be parked in some 35,406 kilometers above the Indian Ocean placing directly above the equator which will be launched by Falcon 9 ‘full thrust’ rocket. And the next SpaceX launches from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station SLC-40 will beCRS-15, a resupply mission to the International Space Station scheduled on June 28 and Telestar 19V slated to fly in late June.
Via: SpaceFlight Insider
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