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Info Nilesat Visits Contract Upon Arianespace For Launch - 24-December-2008, 12:10

Nilesat Visits Contract Upon Arianespace For Launch




On the occasion of the visit of the French Prime Minister in Egypt, it was announced Arianespace has been selected to launch the Nilesat 201 satellite. This is part of a turnkey contract Thales Alenia Space signed with Egyptian operator Nilesat.

Nilesat 201 will be placed into geostationary transfer orbit by an Ariane 5 or Soyuz rocket launched from the Guiana Space Center, Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana, during the first quarter of 2010. Nilesat 201 is the third satellite launched by Arianespace for the Egyptian operator, following Nilesat 101 and 102, launched successfully in 1998 and 2000, respectively. Built by Thales Alenia Space,

Nilesat 201 will weigh nearly 3,000 kg at launch and will be fitted with 24 Ku- and 3 Ka-band transponders to provide direct TV broadcast services throughout the Middle East. Nilesat 201 will be positioned at 7 degrees West with a design life
   
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