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Bsat 2A


Designation 26720 / 01011B
Launch date 8 Mar 2001
Country of origin Japan
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle Ariane V140

Total cost with insurance: approx $150 million. Entered service in late Apr 2001.

Bsat 2B is also included in the same contract. This contract (with OSC) includes satellites and launches (in-orbit delivery).


Begin End Position
L: 8 Mar 2001 Jun 2011 110°E
Jul 2011 Aug 2011 119°E

End of life

Out of service Sep 2011
Cause Moved to the junk orbit

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