LAUNCH CENTER

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Success
Wed Oct 12 2022
Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

AngoSat-2

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

October 12, 2022 at 11:00 AM EDT

(October 12, 2022 at 3:00 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

October 12, 2022 at 11:00 AM EDT

(October 12, 2022 at 3:00 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

October 12, 2022 at 11:00 AM EDT

(October 12, 2022 at 3:00 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

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No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Communications
    • The AngoSat 2 is a communications satellite built for Angola to replace the failed AngoSat 1. The Angosat Project calls for development of a communications satellite with C- and Ku-band transponders, its launch into a geostationary orbit and development of the ground communication and TV broadcasting infrastructure. In August 2019 it was revealed the replacement satellite is being built by ISS Reshetnev (Bus) and Airbus Defence & Space (payload). Construction has started in February 2018.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

    Pad

    81/24 (81P)