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Hispasat's Amazonas 5 satellite set for launch on 11 Sept

Monday 11 September 2017 | 10:49 CET | News
The new Amazonas 5 communications satellite of Spanish operator Hispasat is finally scheduled for launch on 11 September following a last-minute delay, announced Russian space agency Roscosmos. The SSL-built satellite will be launched from Baikonur, Kazakhstan, aboard a Russian Proton rocket. It has 24 transponders in the Ku band to offer coverage over Central and South America and also incorporates 34 spots in the Ka band that will provide connectivity services to more than a half a million people.

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