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AMC 9

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2003-024A

Description

AMC 9 is an American geostationary communications spacecraft that was launched by a Proton-K rocket from Baikonur at 22:15 UT on 6 June 2003. the 4.1 tonne satellite will provide direct-to-home digital TV, and data transfer in USA and Canada, through its 24 C-, and 24 Ku-band transponders after parking at 85 deg-W longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 27820
  • AMC9

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2003-06-06
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

 
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