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Optus A2

Also called Aussat A2


Designation 16275 / 85109C
Launch date 27 Nov 1985
Country of origin Australia
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle STS 31


Begin End Position
L: 27 Nov 1985   156°E
Feb 1995 Aug 2000 164°E, inclined
Nov 2000 Apr 2001 122°E, inclined

End of life

Out of service Apr 2001
Cause deorbited

Technical data

Antenna specifications
Transponder frequency chart

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