Optus D2: Know Everything About Optus D2

Name Description
Name of Satellite, Alternate Names Optus D2
Current Official Name of Satellite Optus D2
Country/Org of UN Registry Australia
Country of Operator/Owner Australia
Operator/Owner Optus Communications (Parent: Singapore Telecom)
Users Commercial
Purpose Communications
Detailed Purpose
Class of Orbit GEO
Longitude of GEO (degrees) 152.05
Perigee (km) 35,774
Apogee (km) 35,799
Eccentricity 2.97E-04
Inclination (degrees) 0.03
Period (minutes) 1436.1
Launch Mass (kg.) 2,400
Dry Mass (kg.)
Power (watts) 3,800.00
Date of Launch 05-10-2007
Expected Lifetime (yrs.) 15
Contractor Orbital Sciences Corp.
Country of Contractor USA
Launch Site Guiana Space Center
Launch Vehicle Ariane 5
COSPAR Number 2007-044A
NORAD Number 32252
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