Astra 1KR.

Astra 1KR, the new satellite ended test on 3.4E

Start-up on position 19.2E - 18.06.2006

ASTRA 1KR is an all Ku-band spacecraft that will provide distribution of direct-to-home broadcast services across Europe. It is equipped with 32 active transponders, which will be reduced to 28 active transponders after the first 5 years. The satellite will be located at 19.2 degrees East longitude, replacing ASTRA 1B and 1C.