Star One C4 satellite, which includes IberEspacio Loop Heat Pipes, being tested in Space Systems Loral facilities

StarOne C4 telecom satellite in orbit

The satellite StarOne C4 has been successfully launched from the European spaceport in Kourou. The satellite, produced by Space Systems Loral, includes IberEspacio high conductance Loop Heat Pipe technology for Thermal Control.

StarOne C4 is part of the third satellite generation of Embratel operator and will provide telephone, television, radio and data services in South America and the United States. It has 48 Ku-band transponders, it is based on the 1300E Space Systems Loral platform and will be in service 15 years.

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