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CGWIC Signs Indonesia Palapa-N1 Communication Satellite Contract

May 17, 2017 - China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC), a subsidiary of China Aerospace Science & Technology Corporation (CASC), and Indonesia PT. Palapa Satelit Nusa Sejahtera (PSNS) signed the contract of Indonesia “PALAPA-N1” communication satellite project. PSNS is a joint venture company formed by PT Indosat, Tbk (Indosat Ooredoo), PT Pasifik Satelit Nusantara (PSN) and its shareholder. According to the contract, CGWIC is responsible for in orbit delivery of the PALAPA N1 satellite, which will be developed based on the mature Chinese DFH 4 bus and launched by Long March 3B launch vehicle from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in China. CGWIC shall provide a package solution with the products and services to the client include the satellite, launch service, ground system, insurance and financing support. The PALAPA-N1 satellite is developed by China Academy of Space Technology (CAST) that subordinated to CASC. It could provide broadcast and broadband services across Indonesia. The PALAPA-N1 satellite will be finally positioned at 113 degrees East orbit slot to replace PALAPA-D in the geostationary arc. PALAPA-D satellite was launched by LM-3B launch vehicle from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in 2009.

 
 
 
 
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