- Steerable Ka-Band
- Steerable Ku-Band
North East Asia Ku-Band
KOREASAT 5 has 24 high power Ku-Band transponders and it is positioned at 113°E. The satellite was built by Alcatel Alenia Space. Its design is based on Spacebus 4000 series. It is a very stable and reliable space platform. Sea Launch SA has successfully launched KOREASAT 5 on August 22, 2006 by a Zenit 3SL rocket from the Odyssey platform floating on the equatorial Pacific Ocean at 154°W.
KOREASAT 5 provides communication services, including broadband Internet, telecom and broadcasting. It covers parts of China and the Philippines, and all of Korea and Japan.
|Number of Transponders||
|Polarization||Linear(Horizontal or Vertical)|
|G/T(dB/K)||6 - 9|
|Orbital Location(Longitude)||113° E|
|Geographic Coverage||Korea, Japan, Philippines, Taiwan, East China|
|Launch Service Provider||Sea Launch|
|Launch Date||22 Aug 2006|
|Manufacturer||Thales Alenia Space(ALCATEL)|