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MEASat 3



MEASat 3 is a Malaysian geostationary communications spacecraft that was launched by a Proton-M rocket from Baikonur at 11:30 UT on 11 December 2006. The 4.9 tonne (with fuel), 10.8 kW craft carries 24 C-band and 24 Ku-band transponders to provide direct-to-home reception of voice, video and internet services to about 100 countries between 50° E and 150° E, on either side of the equator after parking over 91.5° E longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 29648
  • MEASat3

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2006-12-11
Launch Vehicle: Proton-M
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Malaysia)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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