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DIRECTV 12

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DIRECTV 12 is classified as:


NORAD ID: 36131
Int'l Code: 2009-075A
Perigee: 35,869.3 km
Apogee: 35,870.9 km
Inclination: 0.0 °
Period: 1,440.0 minutes
Semi major axis: 42241 km
RCS: 10 m2 (large)
Launch date: December 29, 2009
Source: United States (US)
Launch site: TYURATAM MISSILE AND SPACE COMPLEX (TTMTR)

DIRECTV-12 is similar to DirecTV-10 and DirecTV-11, but features a 17/24 GHz BSS payload carrying the moniker RB-2A. It is planned to be co-located with SPACEWAY-1 and DirecTV-10 at or very near 102.8W. The spacecraft carries 131 Ka-band transponders for nationwide service and local programming. The communications payload uses two 9.2-foot [2.8-m] reflectors and nine smaller antennas. DIRECTV-12 is expected to increase DirecTV's national HD channel capacity to over 200 channels. The satellite is designed to operate for 15 years.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 36131U 09075A   16268.08174407 -.00000134  00000-0  00000+0 0  9997
2 36131   0.0286 309.4159 0000181 164.0305 176.5384  1.00272162 24755
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC

N2YO: 465