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Brazil-A

NSSDCA ID: BRAZL-A
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Description

The goal of the Brazil missions is to provide a domestic communications network for Brazil by placing two satellites (Brazil-A and Brazil-B) into geosynchronous orbits. A third spacecraft (Brazil-C) will exist as a backup to either of the first two missions.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 1979-06-28
    Launch Vehicle: Delta
    Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

    Funding Agency

    • Embratel (Brazil)

    Discipline

    • Communications

    Additional Information

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

     

    Personnel

    NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
    Mr. Robert J. GossProject ManagerNASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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