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Nilesat 102

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2000-046B

Description

Nilesat 102 is an Egyptian geosynchronous communications spacecraft that was launched by an Ariane 44LP rocket from Kourou at 23:16 UT. The 1,827 kg (with fuel) spacecraft carries 12 Ku-band 100 W transponders to provide digital communications for countries in North Africa and Middle East, after parking over 7 deg-E.

Alternate Names

  • 26470
  • 2000-046B
  • Nilesat102

Facts in Brief

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

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 

Personnel

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