Amos-5

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Amos-5
AMOS-5 Satellite -- with star background.jpg
Mission type Communications
Operator Israel Spacecom[1]
COSPAR ID 2011-074A
SATCAT № 37950
Website amos-spacecom
Mission duration 15 years
Spacecraft properties
Bus Express 1000H
Manufacturer Russia Reschetnjow
France Thales Alenia Space (Payload)
Launch mass 1,972 kilograms (4,348 lb)[2]
Power 5600 W
Start of mission
Launch date 11 December 2011, 11:17 (2011-12-11UTC11:17Z) UTC
Rocket Proton-M/Proton
Launch site Baikonur
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Geostationary
Longitude 17° East
Transponders
Band 14 C-band 72 MHz × 4 C × 36 MHz, 18 Ku-Band × 72 MHz
EIRP 45,5 dBW (C-Band)
52,5 dBW (Ku-Band)[3]

Amos-5 (Hebrew: עמוס 5‎) is an Israeli commercial communication satellite, part of the AMOS series of satellites. The satellite is positioned at the 17° East longitude in the geostationary belt. It was launched on 11 December 2011, 11:17 UTC from Baikonur, Kazakhstan.[2][4] It provides coverage over the continent of Africa, as well as Europe and the Middle East.

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  1. ^ Amos-5 Brochure. Israel: Spacecom. 2012. p. 1. 
  2. ^ a b "AMOS-5". JSC Information Satellite Systems. Retrieved 14 April 2014. 
  3. ^ amos-spacecom: Technical Profile AMOS 5 (PDF; 1,8 MB)
  4. ^ "Amos 5 satellite launched into space". 

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