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Detailed information about TELSTAR 12 (ORION 2) satellite

Designator id: 1999-059A

Description of TELSTAR 12 (ORION 2) Satellite:

ORION 2 was an American geosynchronous communications spacecraft launched by an Ariane 44LP rocket from Kourou at 06:22 UT. The 3,800 kg (including 2,200 kg of fuel) and 10.6 kW spacecraft carried 48 Ku-band transponders to provide voice and video communications to the Americas, Europe, and Africa after parking eventually over 12 deg-W longitude.

Technical data:

Launch Date: 1999-10-19
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44LP
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 3800.0 kg

Funding Agencies:

Unknown (United States)



Source: Nasa

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 25949U 99059A   12340.01173682 -.00000107  00000-0  00000+0 0  2462
2 25949 000.0006 115.6905 0003182 143.0237 164.7431 01.00271799 48080

Last TLE update on :2012-12-07

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