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WGS F2, the Wideband Global SATCOM 2, also known as USA 204, is a US military communications satellite. The spacecraft was launched on an Atlas 5 rocket from Cape Canaveral on 04 April 2009 at 00:31 UT. The satellite will be positioned in geostationary orbit at 60° E longitude and provide communications in the X- and Ka-bands.

Alternate Names

  • USA 204
  • 34713
  • WGSF2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2009-04-04
Launch Vehicle: Atlas V
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (United States)


  • Communications
  • 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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