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TV Sat 1



TV-Sat 1, the first German direct receivable broadcasting television satellite, was launched by an Ariane 2 rocket from the Kourou European Space Station.

Alternate Names

  • TVSat1
  • 18570

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1987-11-21
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 2
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 2077 kg

Funding Agency

  • Bundesministerium fuer Forschung und Tecnnologie (Federal Republic of Germany)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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