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Superbird A-1



Superbird A-1 was a Japanese geostaionary communications satellite launched by an Ariane 42-P booster from the Kourou Space Center in French Guiana. The final parking longitude was 158 deg E longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 22253
  • SuperbirdA-1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1992-12-01
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 42P
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 2780 kg

Funding Agency

  • Space Communication Corporation (SCC) (Japan)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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