Amos-4

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Amos-4
Mission typeCommunication
OperatorSpacecom
COSPAR ID2013-045A
SATCAT no.39237
Websitehttps://www.amos-spacecom.com/satellite/amos-4/
Mission duration15 years
Spacecraft properties
BusAMOS 4000
ManufacturerIAI
Launch mass4,250 kilograms (9,370 lb)
Start of mission
Launch date31 August 2013, 20:05 (2013-08-31UTC20:05Z) UTC
RocketZenit-3SLB
Launch siteBaikonur 45/1
ContractorSIS
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric
RegimeGeostationary
Longitude65° East
 

Amos-4 is an Israeli commercial communication satellite, part of the AMOS series of satellites.

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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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