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Gals 2


Designation 23717 / 95063A
Launch date 17 Nov 1995 at 14:30 UT
Country of origin CIS
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle Proton #237

Land has leased the satellite for $9 million a year to Global DBS Company, whose shareholders include the Loral Corp, General Instruments Co and TCI Cable TV Co, all of the United States, and British General Telecommunications Ltd/Asian TV network.


Begin End Position
L: 17 Nov 1995 mid-Jun 1996 71°E
Jul 1996 Aug 2001 36°E

Inclined since Nov 2000.

End of life

Out of service Aug 2001
Cause drifting

External resources

sat-index articles

Technical data

EIRP coverage (dBW)

Transponder frequency chart (GHz)

Transponder Polarization Frequency
3 LHCP 11.835
1 LHCP 12.166

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