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GE 1A

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2000-059A

Description

GE 1A is an American geosynchronous communications spacecraft that was launched by a Proton-K rocket from Baikonur at 22:00 UT. The 3.9 ton satellite will provide direct-to-home voice, video and data transmission in India, China and Philippines through its 24 C-band and 24 Ku-band transponders.

Alternate Names

  • 26554
  • 2000-059A
  • GE1A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2000-10-01
Launch Vehicle: Proton-K
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown United States

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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