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The satellite Thor 5 will be able to attract in Spain
The new satellite of Telenor, that will be placed in the orbital position of 1º the West, will have a beam that will cover the geographic zone with the Iberian Peninsula besides the Canary Islands and North Africa

In particular one of the three beams that will compose the new satellite will be oriented towards the South zone of Europe, something that the previous satellites of the Thor family did not cover.

Thor 5 will replace to old Thor 2 in the position of 1º the West.

The new satellite will be sent next the 8 of February from the base of Baikonur (Kazakhstan) through a rocket Proton.

Thor 5 will be equipped with 24 operative transponders in band KU with the forecast of a life utility of 15 years.


(18/12/07)








 
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