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AMOS-5 Satellite -- with star background.jpg
Mission type Communications
Operator Israel Spacecom[1]
COSPAR ID 2011-074A
SATCAT no. 37950
Website Amos-Spacecom
Mission duration 15 years
Spacecraft properties
Bus Express 1000H
Manufacturer Russia Reschetnev
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
End of mission
Deactivated 21 November 2015 (2015-11-22)[3]
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Geostationary
Longitude 17° East
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)[4]

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][5] 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.[3]

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