Lockheed Martin to Build Satellite for B-SAT, Sky Perfect JSAT

By | December 15, 2008 | Broadcasting, ST Briefs

[Satellite Today 12-15-08] Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract by the Broadcasting Satellite System Corp. (B-SAT) and Sky Perfect JSAT Corp. to build a next-generation broadcasting and telecommunications satellite, Lockheed Martin announced Dec. 15.
    Designated as BSAT-3c/JCSAT-110R, the satellite will be launched in the second quarter of 2011 by Arianespace.
    BSAT-3c/JCSAT-110R’s two Ku-band payloads incorporate 12 direct broadcast channels and 12 fixed direct communication channels with uplink and downlink coverage over Japan. The spacecraft will be located at 110 degrees East.

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