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Anik F3



Anik F3 is a Canadian geostationary communications craft that was launched by a Proton-M rocket from Baikonur at 22:54 UT on 09 April 2007. The 4.6 tonne, 10 kW craft carries 32 Ku-band, 24 C-band and two Ka-band transponders to provide voice and video transmissions throughout North America after parking over 119° W longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 31102
  • AnikF3

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2007-04-09
Launch Vehicle: Proton-M
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Canada)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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