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Arabsat 3A



Arabsat 3A was a geosynchronous communications spacecraft of that consortium which was to provide voice, video and digital communications to the Middle East, North Africa, and Southern Europe in 22 Ku-band channels after parking near 30 degrees East longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 25638
  • Arabsat3A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1999-02-26
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44L
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana

Funding Agency

  • Arabsat Satellite Communications (International)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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