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Palapa B2P

Also called Mabuhay 0 or Agila 1


Designation 17706 / 87029A
Launch date 20 Mar 1987
Country of origin Indonesia
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle Thor Delta #181

In mid 1996 the bird was sold to PLDT (by PT Pasifik Satelit Nusantara) for a little over $3 million to become the first satellite of the Mabuhay system.


Begin End Position
L: 20 Mar 1987 May 1996 113°E
Aug 1996 Aug 1997 144°E, inclined
Sep 1997   142°E, inclined

End of life

Out of service Jan 1998
Cause deorbited

Technical data

C-band EIRP coverage (dBW)


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