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AMC 12



AMC 12 is an American geostationary satellite that was launched by a Proton-M rocket from Baikonur at 03:27 UT on 3 February 2005. The five tonne satellite carries 72 C-band transponders to provide voice and video services to the North and South Americas, and Africa through separate beams to each region, after parking over the Atlantic Ocean

Alternate Names

  • 28526
  • AMC12

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2005-02-03
Launch Vehicle: Proton-M
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (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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