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Syracuse 3B



Syracuse 3B is a French military geostationary satellite that was launched by an Ariane 5 rocket from Kourou at 22:24 UT on 11 August 2006. It carries four spot beams in SHF frequencies and two spot beams in EHF frequencies. The parking longitude is not available.

Alternate Names

  • 29273
  • Syracuse3B

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2006-08-11
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5 ECA
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 3725 kg

Funding Agency

  • Ministry of Defense, France (France)


  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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

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