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GE 4



GE 4 was an American geosynchronous communications spacecraft launched by an Ariane 44LP rocket from Kourou at 21:55 UT. The 3,903 kg craft will provide TV broadcast coverage to cable networks serving most countries in North and South America, after parking over 101 deg-W longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 25954
  • GE4

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1999-11-13
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44LP
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 3903 kg

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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