Echostar XXIII in orbit after Falcon 9 launch, courtesy of Space X

Echostar XXIII launched with IberEspacio high temperature panels

The telecommunications satellite Echostar XXIII has been successfully launched on board a Falcon 9 rocket early March 16th. The satellite, manufactured by Space Systems Loral, have a total mass of 5,500 kilograms and will provide services to Brazilian Market.

IberEspacio has contributed to the satellite with six panels, two of them high temperature radiator panels for the Output Multiplexers (OMUX). These special panels are produce for working with high temperature thanks to the use of embedded Toluene Heat Pipes and specific manufacturing processes.

 

 

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