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KazSat 2



Kazsat 2, a telecommunications satellite, was launched from Baikonur on 16 July 2011at 23:16 UT by a Proton rocket. The satellite weighed 1270 kg. Kazsat 2 features 12 Ku-band transponders for fixed communications and 4 Ku-band transponders. The satellite will park at 86.5 degrees E longitude and has a mission life of 12 years.

Alternate Names

  • 37749

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2011-07-15
Launch Vehicle: Proton
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan
Mass: 1270 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Kazakhstan)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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