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Anik F1



Anik F1 is a Canadian geosynchronous communications spacecraft that was launched by an Ariane 44L rocket from Kourou at 23:56 UT. The 4.7 ton (with fuel), 17.5 kW spacecraft carries 36 C-band and 48 Ku-band transponders to provide direct-to-home (DTH) digital telecommunications to all locations in Canada, USA, and the Caribbean after parking over 107.3 deg-W longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 26624
  • AnikF1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2000-11-21
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44L
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Canada)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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