Palapa B-2P

Indonesia --> Philippines

Spacecraft n:

Indonesia satellite n: 4

Also called Mabuhay 0

Launch data:

Designation 17706 / 87029A
Launch date 20 Mar 1987
Launch site CC, LC-17B
Launch vehicleDelta-3920 PAM-D (#181)
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit:

In mid 1996 the satellite was sold to PLDT (by PT Pasifik Satelit Nusantara) for a little over $3 million to become the first satellite of the Mabuhay system.

Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  
Platform  Hughes HS-376
Mass at launch   kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Solar array  
DC power  
Operated 1987-1996


Begin End Position
L: 20 Mar 1987 May 1996 113°E
Aug 1996 Aug 1997 144°E, inclined
Sep 1997   142°E, inclined

End of life

Out of service Jan 1998
Cause deorbited

Ref: #7(JR615), #15 - update: 10.02.10