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Palapa C2


Designation 23864 / 96030A
Launch date 16 May 1996
Country of origin Indonesia
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle Ariane V86

Launch was insured for over $200 million

6 transponders are owned by PT Pasifik Satelit Nusantara


Begin End Position
L: 16 May 1996 Jun 1996 124°E
Jul 1996 Nov 2009 113°E
Dec 2009 May 2010 150.5°E
May 2010 Oct 2014 150.5°E, inclined
Nov 2014 Oct 2016 146°E, inclined

End of life

Out of service Nov 2016
Cause Sent to junk orbit

sat-index articles

Technical data

Lyngsat transponder loading


C-band transponder frequency chart
Ku-band transponder frequency chart

EIRP maps

C-band: Asean beam (C1)
C-band: Asean & New Zealand beam (C1')
C-band: Asia beam (C2)
Ku-band (K1+K2)

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