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ICO F2 is a British relay satellite that was launched by an Atlas 2AS rocket from Cape Canaveral at 04:41 UT on 19 June 2001. The ICO fleet, anticipated to consist of 10 satellites, will enable relay in S- and C-bands of voice and internet communications from/to land and ocean based mobile telephones. With a total power of 5 kW, ICO F2 will enable a simultaneous capacity in 4,500 channels.

Alternate Names

  • 26857
  • ICOF2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2001-06-19
Launch Vehicle: Atlas 2AS
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Brazil)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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