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Astra 1F



Astra 1F was a European (SES, Luxembourg) geosynchronous communications satellite launched by a Proton K rocket from the Baykonur cosmodrome. It is parked over 19.2 degrees E longitude and provides direct broadcast TV to Europe through its 16 Ku-band transponders.

Alternate Names

  • 23842
  • Astra1F

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1996-04-08
Launch Vehicle: Proton-K
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan
Mass: 3010 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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