Amos 3

Israel


Spacecraft n:

Israelian spacecraft n: 15


Launch data:

Designation 32794 / 08022A
Launch date 28 Apr 2008 - 05:00 UT
Launch site B, LC-45/1
Launch vehicle  Zenit-3SLB
Mission Military/Commercial:
Communication
Geosynchronous orbit on:
Perigee / Apogee 35783 x 35798 km
Eccentricity 7.12E-05
Inclination 0.04 deg
Period 1436.1 min

1st launch of modified Zenith rocket.

Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  Israel Aircraft Industries (IAI)
Operator Space-Communications Ltd
Platform  
Mass at launch   kg
Dry Mass  kg
Basic shape  
Dimension (m) 
Solar array  
Stabilization  
DC power  
Equipment 15 transponders, Ku and Ka bands
Design lifetime  12 yrs

Location:

DatePositionRemarks
 Jun 2008 2.4 deg W on station
 April 2009 3.99 deg W 

Mission details:


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