LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Thu Oct 01 2009
Arianespace

Amazonas 2 & COMSATBw-1

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

October 1, 2009 at 5:59 PM EDT

(October 1, 2009 at 9:59 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

October 1, 2009 at 5:59 PM EDT

(October 1, 2009 at 9:59 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

October 1, 2009 at 5:59 PM EDT

(October 1, 2009 at 9:59 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Communications
    • Amazonas 2 is a communications satellite serving civilians broadband in North, Central and South America. Operates at 61 degrees West. COMSATBw 1 is a satellite providing German military communications for voice and fax as well as advanced data, video and multimedia.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Kourou, French Guiana

    Pad

    Ariane Launch Area 3