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Detailed information about MEASAT 2 satellite

Designator id: 1996-063B

Description of MEASAT 2 Satellite:

MEASAT 2 (Malaysia East Asia Satellite 2) was a geostationary communications satellite designed to provide 12 years of both direct-to-user television service in Malaysia and general communications services in the region from Malaysia to the Philippines and from Beijing to Indonesia. It had 11 active transponders in Ku-band (uplink 13.75 - 14.45 GHz, downlink 10.960-11.700 GHz). Eight of these used 95-watt traveling-wave amplifiers, and three had 62 watts. There were also six active transponders in C-band (uplink 5.925-6.425 GHz, downlink 3.700-4.200 GHz), powered by 12-watt solid-state amplifiers. It was located at 148 degrees E.


Technical data:

Launch Date: 1996-11-13
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44L
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 886.0 kg

Funding Agencies:

Binariang Sdn Bhd, Malaysia (Malaysia)

Disciplines:

Communications

Source: Nasa

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 24653U 96063B   12338.52261075 -.00000210  00000-0  10000-3 0  7737
2 24653 004.5070 064.5007 0000589 164.0752 180.3166 01.00270021 58851

Last TLE update on :2012-12-04

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