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Gals 2



Gals 2 was a Russian geostationary communications satellite launched from the Baikonur cosmdrome aboard a Proton rocket. Along with Gals 1, it was a next generation of direct broadcasting satellites intended for the development of the Russian television and international cooperation. It was stationed at 70 deg E.

Alternate Names

  • 23717
  • Gals2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1995-11-17
Launch Vehicle: Proton-K
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan
Mass: 2500 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Russia)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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