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TKSat 1



The spacecraft is the first communications satellite of Bolivia. It will not only provide communications and broadcasting services to the whole territory of Bolivia and the surrounding areas, but also facilitate the development of civil projects like remote education and telemedicine.

Alternate Names

  • 39481
  • Tupac Katari
  • TKSat1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2013-12-20
Launch Vehicle: Long March 3B
Launch Site: Xichang, Peoples Republic of China
Mass: 5100 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Bolivia)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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