BackForward Satellite: SES-14 

Satellite details
Acronym SES-14
Full name SES-14
Satellite Description
  • 14th flight unit of the SES series.
  • Main mission: telecommunication.
  • Opportunity mission: Space weather, to be operated nominally for 3 years
Mass at launch 4200 kg Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • N/A
Orbit Geostationary orbit Altitude 35786 km
Longitude 47.5° W


Space agency SES
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
  • Although SES-14 has a design lifetime of 15 years, the GOLD mission is planned for only two years.
  • The SES-14 orbit is still being adjusted, after defective launch.
Launch 25 Jan 2018 EOL ≥2022
Last update: 2022-01-03
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Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on SES-14

Acronym Full name
GOLD Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk
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Satellite Field of View

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