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Detailed information about SATMEX 5 satellite

Designator id: 1998-070A

Description of SATMEX 5 Satellite:

SATMEX 5 was a Mexican communications satellite launched from the Kourou space center in French Guiana aboard an Ariane rocket. It offered nearly 8,000 watts of power and carried 48 transponders, 24 in C-band and 24 in Ku-band. It was the fifth satellite Hughes Space and Communications Company built that used XIPS. It provided improved services, such as business communications, television distribution, educational programming, and others, with high reliability. The satellite beams expanded to include the whole American continent, providing services to countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Peru, Venezuela, the US, among others.

Technical data:

Launch Date: 1998-12-06
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44L
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 1950.0 kg

Funding Agencies:

Unknown (Mexico)



Source: Nasa

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 25558U 98070A   12340.28124803 -.00000002  00000-0  10000-3 0   748
2 25558 000.0329 041.8888 0002433 204.7971 172.2788 01.00273701 51495

Last TLE update on :2012-12-07

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