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Launch Time
NET October, 2019
JCSAT-17 will likely be paired with another payload.


Ariane 5 ECA
Status: Active
Price: $200.0 million
Liftoff Thrust: 15,120 kN
Payload to LEO: 21,000 kg
Payload to GTO: 10,500 kg
Stages: 2
Strap-ons: 2
Rocket Height: 53.0 m
Fairing Diameter: 5.4 m
Fairing Height: 17.0 m

Mission Details


JCSAT-17 is a geostationary communications satellite ordered by SKY Perfect JSAT Group to be designed and manufactured by Lockheed Martin on the A2100 platform with a 15-year design life. Its payload is composed of S band transponders with a flexible processor that will allow it to redirect capacity to concentrate on disaster relief efforts or other high-volume events.
Payloads: 1
Geostationary Transfer Orbit