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Amazonas 2



Amazonas 2, a commercial communications satellite from Spain, was launched on an Ariane 5 rocket on 01 October 2009 at 21:59 UT from Kourou. The 5,400 kg satellite carries 54 Ku-band and 10 C-band transponders providing service to customers in North, Central and South America from a geostationary orbital position of 61° W longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 35942
  • Amazonas2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2009-10-01
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Spain)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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