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NigComSat-1

NigComSat 1 is a geosynchronous communication satellite, Nigeria’s third satellite and first communication satellite. It was launched on 13th May 2007. On November 11th 2008, it failed in orbit after losing power as a result of abnormalities in its solar array.

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  • System Supply Contractor: China Great Wall Industry Corporation
  • Launch Date: 13th May, 2007
  • Launch Vehicle: Long March - 3B
  • Launch Centre: Xichang, China
  • End of Life: De-orbited 11th November, 2008
    as a result of in-orbit failure
  • Orbital Location: 42.5°E
  • Capacity: C-band
    Ku-band
    Ka-band
    L-band
  • Power: 9KW
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NigComSat-1R

NigComSat-1R is an improved replacement of NigComSat-1. This geosynchronous communication satellite was launched on 19th of December 2011 in Xichang, China. It provides broadband, bandwidth leasing, broadcasting, navigation and other value added services for homes and businesses in rural and urban areas.

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  • System Supply Contractor: China Great Wall Industry Corporation
  • Launch Date: 19th December, 2011
  • Launch Vehicle: Long March - 3B
  • Launch Centre: Xichang, China
  • Orbital Location: 42.5°E
  • Capacity: C-band
    Ku-band
    Ka-band
    L-band
  • Power: 9KW
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