Nov 102014

Astra 2G Launch Update :
Day one of fueling of the Astra 2G spacecraft was completed on schedule today in Baikonur. In other launch operations, The Breeze M is back in Hall 101 undergoing pneumatic testing. Joint operations are scheduled to begin on November 14 to support the ILS Proton launch of SES’s Astra 2G at the end of November.

This will be the 400th Proton launch since its first flight in 1965 and the 7th Proton mission this year. The Astra 2G satellite was designed and manufactured by Airbus Defence and Space for SES of Luxembourg. Based on the reliable Eurostar E3000 platform, the satellite will have a launch mass over 6 metric tons.


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  4 Responses to “Astra 2G Launch Update”

  1. Hi do you know what these test channel will be used for

    Eutelsat Astra 2A 28.2 East
    Frequency 11680.77 V 27500
    Do you know what these test channels are for .they are showing
    Channels showing numbers 55315 / 55316 / 55317

  2. Looks like all uk citys will soon have there own tv channels soon

    Thanks for the info

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