AMC-16

USA


Americom-16

Launch data:

Designation 28472 / 04048A
Launch date 17 Dec 2004 - 12:07 UT
Launch site CC, SLC-41
Launch vehicle  Atlas-V 521 (AV-005)
Mission Commercial: Communications
Geostationary orbit on:
Perigee / Apogee 35780 x 35793 km
Eccentricity 1.54E-04
Inclination 0.02°
Period 1436.10 min

AMC-15 satellite



Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  Lockheed Martin
Platform  
Operator SES Americom
Mass at launch  4312 kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  
Dimension  
Solar array  
Stabilization  
DC power  
Design lifetime  15 yrs

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 April 2009 84.98deg W 


Mission details:

Hybrid Ku-Ka-band satellite; CONUS, Alaska, Hawaii.

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