Operated by EUTELSAT S.A. of Multinational, Eutelsat Quantum is a commercial satellite launched for the purpose of communications.
Constructed by Airbus (France/UK/Germany/Spain), it was launched into space on 30 July 2021 using Ariane 5 as the launch vehicle from Guiana Space Center. Eutelsat Quantum orbits around the Earth as a GEO satellite.
Designed with an operational lifetime of 15 years, Eutelsat Quantum has a launch mass of 3,461 kg and navigates with the COSPAR ID 2021-069B and NORAD ID 49056.
Taking 1,436 minutes to orbit the Earth, the satellite's perigee, which is the point of the orbit closest to the Earth's center of mass, is 35,728km while its apogee, which is the point of the orbit farthest from the Earth's center of mass, is 35,772km. The eccentricity of the orbit is 5.22E-04 and it orbits along the Earth longitude of 48 degrees.