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Astra 1E



Astra 1E was a Luxembourg geostationary communications spacecraft that was launched by an Ariane rocket from the Kourou Space Center in French Guiana. The three-ton spacecraft was capable of relaying 54 to 108 digital TV programs to western Europe through its 18 Ku-band transponders.

Alternate Names

  • 23686
  • Astra1E

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1995-10-19
Launch Vehicle: Ariane
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 2700 kg

Funding Agency

  • Societe Europeenne des Satellites (Luxembourg) (Luxembourg)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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