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Arabsat 1B


Designation 15825 / 85048C
Launch date 18 Jun 1985
Country of origin Arab States
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit 26°E
Launch vehicle STS 25
Mass at launch 1270 kg

In Oct 1992 the satellite started drifting East and was completly lost in early 1993.

End of life

Out of service early 1993
Cause Out of control

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