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AsiaSat 2



Asiasat 2 is a Hong Kong geostationary spacecraft launched by a Long March 2E rocket from the Xichang launch center in Sichun province, the People's Republic of China. After parking at 100.5 deg E longitude, it will provide TV communications to 53 countries between eastern Europe and Japan through its 24 C-band and nine Ku-band transponders.

Alternate Names

  • 23723
  • AsiaSat2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1995-11-28
Launch Vehicle: Long March 2E
Launch Site: Xichang, Peoples Republic of China
Mass: 3485 kg

Funding Agency

  • Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. Ltd. (AsiaSat) (Peoples Republic of China)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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