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Amos 3



Amos 3 is an Israeli geostationary communications satellite that was launched by a Zenit 3SLB rocket from Baikonur at 05:00 UT on 28 April 2008. The 1.3 tonne (with fuel) craft carries 24 Ku-band with steerable beams and three fixed-beam Ka-band transponders to provide voice, video and internet services to Europe, US, and the Middle East after parking over 4.0 degrees W longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 32794
  • Amos3

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2008-04-28
Launch Vehicle: Zenit 3SLB
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan
Mass: 1300 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Israel)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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