|Mission duration||15 years|
Thales Alenia Space (Payload)
|Launch mass||1,972 kilograms (4,348 lb)|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||11 December 2011, 11:17UTC|
|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)
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. atop a Proton-M/Briz-M launch vehicle. It provides coverage over the continent of Africa, as well as Europe and the Middle East.
On 21 November 2015 all communications with the Amos-5 satellite were lost.
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