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Anik D2

Also called Telesat 8 or Satcom 4R


Designation 15383 / 84113B
Launch date 9 Nov 1984
Country of origin Canada
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle STS 19

Replaced Anik 1B in November 1986.
Was sold in September 1993 and became Arabsat 1D


Begin End Position
L: 9 Nov 1984   113°W?
May 1992 May 1992 82°W (Satcom 4R)
?   110.5°W (Anik D2)
September 1993   20°E ( Arabsat 1D)

End of life

Out of service Mar 1995
Cause Sent to the junk orbit

Technical data


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