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Hispasat Amazonas 1 sent to 'graveyard orbit'

Monday 26 June 2017 | 09:21 CET | News
Spanish satellite communications operator Hispasat has announced that its Amazonas 1 satellite has completed re-orbiting operations and been sent to "graveyard orbit," as established by the recommendations of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Inter-Agency Space Debris Coordination Committee. Built by EADS Astrium, currently Airbus, the Amazonas 1 was launched on 05 August 2004 at Baikonur and was the cornerstone of the company's the geographic expansion into Latin American markets. It has made more than 25,000 transmissions from 19 different countries, 613 manoeuvres in

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Hispasat / ITU
Countries: Latin America / Spain
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