Inmarsat GX5 Launch


launch mass


16 years

mission lifespan

The GX5

Solar array wingspan: 33 metres

3 panels of triple-junction gallium arsenide solar cells

72 Ka-band fixed spot beams antennas for Receive and Transmit

Body: approximately 5 metres

16 chemical 10N station-keeping thrusters (scattered around satellite body)

4 steerable beams