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BS-2A

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1984-005A

Description

BS-2A (Broadcasting Satellite-2A) was launched by the National Space Development Agency of Japan (NASDA) from the Tanegashima Space Center. It was designed to eliminate poor television reception areas and develop the technology concerning broadcasting satellites. Transmitting frequencies and output powers were 11.91928 GHz at 100 W, 11.99600 GHz at 100 W, 11.70299 GHz and 0.1 W, and 2276.99 MHz at 1.3 W.

Alternate Names

  • Yuri 2A
  • Broadcasting Sat-2A
  • 14659

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1984-01-23
Launch Vehicle: N-2
Launch Site: Tanegashima, Japan
Mass: 670.0 kg

Funding Agency

  • National Space Development Agency (NASDA) (Japan)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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