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Amazonas 4A


Designation 39616 / 14011A
Launch date 22 Mar 2014
Country of origin Spain
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle Ariane VA216

While testing, an anomaly has been detected in the power subsystem which reduced the satellite's capacity.


Begin End Position
L: Mar 2014 Sep 2014 51°W, testing
Sep 2014 Nov 2017 61°W
Dec 2017   73.9°W

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Technical data

Lyngsat transponder loading


Prime contractor OSC
Platform GEOStar 2.4
Mass at launch 3000 kg
Dry mass 1241 kg
Dimension 4.7 x 2.5 x 3.2 m
Solar array 2 wings, 23 m span
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power EOL: 7 kW
Design lifetime 15 years


Main transponders 24
Backup transponders  
Bandwidth 36 MHz
Coverage South America, from Venezuela and Colombia in the north, to Argentina and Chile in the south
EIRP max  
G/T max  

Also carries an L-band Egnos module.

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