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OPTUS B3

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1994-055A

Description

Optus B3, an Australian geostationary communications spacecraft, was launched by a Long March 2E rocket from Xichang in the southwestern People's Republic of China. The spacecraft was expected to provide telephone, TV, and mobile communications, and air traffic control services across Australia and New Zealand.

Alternate Names

  • 23227
  • OPTUSB3
  • 1994-055A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1994-08-27
Launch Vehicle: Long March 2E
Launch Site: Xichang, Peoples Republic of China
Mass: 3000 kg

Funding Agency

  • Optus Communications Party 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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