NASA Logo, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NASA Space Science Data Coordinated Archive Header

Arabsat 1B



The communications satellite Arabsat-1B was launched from the STS Shuttle Discovery (STS-51G) on June 18, 1985 for the Arab Satellite Communications Organization (ASCO).

Alternate Names

  • 15825
  • Arabsat1B

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1985-06-17
Launch Vehicle: Shuttle
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 592 kg

Funding Agency

  • Arabsat Satellite Communications (International)


  • Communications

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

[] NASA Logo -