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GE 3



GE 3 was a General Electric American Communications satellite launched from Cape Canaveral aboard an Atlas 2AS rocket. It was placed into a geostationary orbit at 87.1 deg W.

Alternate Names

  • 24936
  • GE3

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1997-09-04
Launch Vehicle: Atlas 2AS
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

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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