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Palapa B1

Palapa Pacific 1 (PP1)


Designation 14134 / 83059C
Launch date 18 Jun 1983
Country of origin Indonesia
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle STS 07

This satellite was taken over in 1991 by an affiliate of Satelindo, PT Pasifik Satelit Nusantara and renamed Palapa Pacific 1


Begin End Position
L: 30 Oct 1982   replaced Palapa A1
Mar 1995 Sep 1995 134°E, inclined

End of life

Out of service Oct 1995
Cause drifting but not removed from the belt... probably ran out of fuel!

Technical data


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