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Asiastar

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2000-016A

Description

AsiaStar is an American geosynchronous communications spacecraft that was launched by an Ariane 5 rocket from Kourou at 23:29 UT. The 2,777 kg, 5.6 kW, triaxially stabilized spacecraft will relay digital radio broadcasts to East Asia after parking over 105 deg-E longitude.

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2000-03-21
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 2777 kg

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 
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