Thor-5 launch today Also view the launch from 0.8 westTHOR 5 is set to launch on the 10th February 2008 at 11:33am GMTTHOR 5 will replace current THOR II satellite as well as provide additional transponders for future growth.
Telenor's new spacecraft will provide Ku-band fixed telecommunications and direct-to-home television broadcasting services from Telenor's 1ş West Longitude orbital location. The new satellite will have 24 transponders with three times more payload power compared to the current THOR II orbital location. This will improve our existing coverage in the Nordic countries, Europe and the Middle East.
View the launch from 0.8 west on these frequencies:-11247V 27500 & 12390H 28000
Proton launch from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.