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Palapa C-2



Palapa C-2 was an Indonesian geosynchronous communications satellite that was launched from Kourou, French Guiana, by an Ariane 44L rocket. With its 34 transponders and parked at 113 E longitude, it is expected to provide voice and vision communications to a large area bounded by Iran, Vlodivostok, Australia and New Zealand.

Alternate Names

  • 23864
  • PalapaC-2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1996-05-16
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44LP
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Indonesia)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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