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GE 2



GE 2 was a General Electric American Communications satellite launched from the Kourou Space Center in French Guiana aboard an Ariane 44L rocket. It was placed in a geostationary orbit at 84.9 deg W.

Alternate Names

  • 24713
  • GE2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1997-01-30
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44L
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana

Funding Agency

  • GE American Communications, Inc. (United States)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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