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Arabsat 4A

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2006-006A

Description

Arabsat 4A is a geostationary communications satellite of the Arabsat consortium that was launched by a Proton-M rocket from Baikonur at 20:10 UT on 28 February 2006. The 3.3 tonne (with fuel) satellite carries 24 C-band and 16 Ku-band transponders to provide voice, video and internet services to all Arab countries, after parking over 26° E longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 28943
  • 2006-006A
  • Arabsat4A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2006-02-28
Launch Vehicle: Proton-M
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Arabsat Satellite Communications International

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 

Personnel

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