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AMC 10



AMC 10 (GE 10) is an American geostationary communications satellite that was launched by an Atlas 2AS rocket at 23:46 UT on 05 February 2004. The 1.8 tonne satellite will provide high-definition digital video channels to North America through its 24 C-band, and several direct-to-home Ku-band transponders, after parking over 135-degrees W longitude. It will replace the current GE Satcom C-4 satellite after a few months of tests.

Alternate Names

  • 28154
  • GE 10
  • AMC10

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2004-02-05
Launch Vehicle: Atlas 2AS
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States
Mass: 2315 kg

Funding Agency

  • SES (United States)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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