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Tempo 2



Tempo was a commercial communications satellite launched from Cape Canaveral aboard an Atlas 2A rocket. It was built by Loral Space Systems for Telecommunications, Inc of Englewood, CA. It was stationed in a geosynchronous orbit at 118.7 deg W, at a perigee of 35,765 and an apogee of 35,805 km.

Alternate Names

  • 24748
  • Tempo2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1997-03-08
Launch Vehicle: Atlas 2A
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (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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