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AngoSat 2

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2022-131A

Description

The AngoSat 2 is a communications satellite built for Angola to replace the failed AngoSat 1.Angola-2 will serve as a geostationary communications satellite, serving areas across the African continent and more specifically focusing on southern Africa. Massing in at roughly two tons, the payload is a high-throughput satellite (or HTS) that will provide 13 gigabytes of total bandwidth to areas on Earth that will be in range.

Alternate Names

  • 54033
  • AngoSat2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2022-10-12
Launch Vehicle: Proton-M
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Angola)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 
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