AsiaSat 9

Vehicle: Proton M/Breeze M

Twitter Tag: #AsiaSat9

The Satellite

  • Satellite Name: AsiaSat 9
  • Satellite Operator: AsiaSat
  • Satellite Manufacturer: SSL
  • Purpose: AsiaSat 9 is AsiaSat’s most powerful satellite designed with enhanced performance, higher efficiency and greater flexibility for DTH, video distribution, VSAT broadband and mobility services. AsiaSat 9 is a replacement satellite for AsiaSat 4 at 122°E with 28 C-band and 32 Ku-band transponders, and a regional Ka-band payload. It carries the world’s first dedicated Ku-band Myanmar beam, new Ku-band beams for Indonesia and Mongolia, in addition to two enhanced Ku-band beams serving Australasia and East Asia and a wider high-power C-band coverage across the Asia-Pacific region. The five Ku‑band beams onboard AsiaSat 9 are equipped with cross-strap beam switching capability to provide flexible coverage.
  • Platform: SSL 1300
  • Separated Mass: 6140 kg
  • Satellite Design Life: 15+ years


  • 3rd ILS Proton Launch of 2017
  • 96th ILS Proton Launch Overall
  • 5th AsiaSat Satellite Launched on ILS Proton
  • 31st SSL Satellite Launched on ILS Proton

Launch Resources

  • AsiaSat 9 Separation
  • Fifth Burn
  • Fourth Burn
  • APT Jettison
  • Third Burn
  • Second Burn
  • First Burn
  • Stage Separations
  • Lift-Off
  • Rollout to Launch Pad
  • Breeze M Fueling
  • Begin Joint Operations
  • SC Fuel Loading
  • Breeze M Arrival
  • Proton Arrival
  • SC/GSE Arrival
  • Early Team Arrival

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