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SATCOM KU-2

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1985-109D

Description

SATCOM KU-2 was a commercial communications satellite built by RCA and deployed from the STS 61-B shuttle mission. It was placed in a geosynchronous orbit at 81 degrees W.

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1985-11-28
Launch Vehicle: Shuttle
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 1812 kg

Funding Agency

  • GE American Communications, Inc. (United States)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 
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