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Arabsat 1B

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1985-048C

Description

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)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 
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