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AUSSAT A3

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1987-078A

Description

Aussat A3 was an Australian communications satellite launched from the Kourou Space Center in French Guiana. It was placed in a geosynchronous orbit 164 degrees E.

Alternate Names

  • 18350
  • OPTUS A3
  • AUSSAT 3
  • AUSSATA3
  • 1987-078A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1987-09-16
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 3
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 1195 kg

Funding Agency

  • AUSSAT Proprietary Ltd. Australia

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 

Personnel

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