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Satellite SXM 8
International Designator -
Operator Sirius XM
Position -
Payload S-band transponders for radio broadcast
Coverage Maps -
Manufacturer Maxar Technologies
Bus SSL 1300
Launch Mass -
Launch Date Q3 2020 (planned)
Launcher Falcon 9
Launch Site Cape Canaveral Air Force Station - Florida
Additional Information

SXM-8 will operate in the S-band spectrum. The satellite will generate more than 20-kW of power and will have a large unfurlable antenna reflector, which enables broadcast to radios without the need for large dish-type antennas on the ground. SXM-8 will ensure continuous and reliable delivery of SiriusXM’s audio entertainment and data services to more than 30.6 million subscribers across North America.


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