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Brazilsat B-2



Brasilsat-B2 was a Brazilian geostationary communications spacecraft that was launched by an Ariane rocket from the Kourou Space Center in French Guiana. After parking at 65 W longitude, the 1,780 kg spacecraft provided telephone, television, and data transmission services to Brazil and its southern neighbors by means of 24 C-band and several X-band transponders.

Alternate Names

  • 23536
  • Brasilsat B-2
  • BrazilsatB-2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1995-03-28
Launch Vehicle: Ariane
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 1780 kg

Funding Agency

  • Embratel (Brazil)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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