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MEASAT 1

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1996-002B

Description

MEASAT 1 was a Malaysian geostationary communications spacecraft launched by an Ariane 44L rocket from the Kourou Space Center in French Guiana. After parking at 91.5 E longitude, the 1,450 kg spacecraft will provide communications and direct-to-home television services to Malaysia and neighboring countires through its 4 Ku-band and 12 C-band transponders.

Alternate Names

  • 23765
  • Malaysia East Asia Sat 1
  • MEASAT1
  • 1996-002B

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1996-01-12
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44L
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 886 kg

Funding Agency

  • Binariang Sdn Bhd, Malaysia Malaysia

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 

Personnel

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