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Orion 1



Orion 1 was a German geostationary spacecraft launched from Cape Canaveral by an Atlas rocket. It carried 34 Ku-band transponders for TV channels.

Alternate Names

  • 23413
  • Orion1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1994-11-29
Launch Vehicle: Atlas
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 2358 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (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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