Amos-4

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AMOS-4
Mission type Communication
Operator Spacecom
COSPAR ID 2013-045A
SATCAT № 39237
Website http://www.amos-spacecom.com/content.cfm?page=amos-4
Mission duration 12 years
Spacecraft properties
Bus AMOS-HP
Manufacturer IAI
Launch mass 4,250 kilograms (9,370 lb)
Start of mission
Launch date 31 August 2013, 20:05 (2013-08-31UTC20:05Z) UTC
Rocket Zenit-3SLB
Launch site Baikonur 45/1
Contractor SIS
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Geostationary
Longitude 65° East

AMOS 4 is an Israeli commercial communication satellite, part of the AMOS series of satellites. The satellite is positioned at the 65° E longitude in the geostationary belt. It lifted off on 31 August 2013, 20:05 UTC from Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Transmission and communication services given by this satellite include direct distribution of TV and radio translations, TV and radio translations to communication centers, distribution of internet services and data transmissions to communication networks. It offers coverage across Southeast Asia along with high power coverage beams offering communication links from East Asia to the Middle East.

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