Hispasat 1E

The Hispasat 30W-5 (Hispasat 1E) was launched into space on an Ariane 5 rocket from the European Space Centre in French Guiana at Kourou, on December 29, 2010. It has 53 simultaneous transponders in Ku-band and capacity in Ka-band that during its 15 year lifespan, will allow Hispasat to offer its customers a variety of services both in Spain and in Latin America. Its coverage spans Europe, North Africa and The Americas, with coverage optimized over the Iberian Peninsula and the islands.

Technical specifications

DescriptionHispasat 30W-5 (Hispasat 1E)
Orbital position and coverage 30º West
Europe and the entire American continent
Transponders 54 transponders in Ku band and Ka band
Bandwidth 33 MHz (ku) and 36 MHz (Ku)
Nº of antennas 4 (3 deployed)
Onboard processor -
Dry mass 2171 kg
Launch mass 5,3 Tonnes
Payload power 11,0 kW
Available power > 13,0 kW
Lifespan 15 years
Manufacturer Space Systems Loral
Launcher Ariane 5 ECA


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