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Brazilsat B4



Brazilsat B4 is a Brazilian geosynchronous communications spacecraft that was launched by an Ariane 44LP rocket from Kourou at 23:16 UT. The 1,757 kg (with fuel) spacecraft carries 28 C-band transponders to provide voice and video communications to the entire South American continent after parking over 92 deg-W.

Alternate Names

  • 26469
  • BrazilsatB4

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2000-08-17
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44LP
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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