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Detailed information about ARABSAT 2B satellite

Designator id: 1996-063A

Description of ARABSAT 2B Satellite:

Arabsat 2B was a geosynchronous communications satellite of the 21-nation ARABSAT consortium and was launched by an Ariane 44L rocket from the Kourou center in French Guiana. The spacecraft provided radio and TV communications to the Middle East and neighboring countries. It was parked in a geostationary orbit at 21.9 deg E.


Technical data:

Launch Date: 1996-11-13
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44L
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 2600.0 kg

Funding Agencies:

Arabsat Satellite Communications (International)

Disciplines:

Communications

Source: Nasa

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 24652U 96063A   12339.94751123  .00000167  00000-0  10000-3 0  6729
2 24652 000.3172 081.1571 0004928 187.2712 180.8597 01.00276739 59319

Last TLE update on :2012-12-07

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