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Tvsat 2


Designation 20168 / 89062A
Launch date 8 Aug 1989
Country of origin Germany
Mission Direct TV
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle Ariane V33

Was available on 25 Aug 1989 to broadcast the Berlin's TV show. Was leased to Tele TV AS and co-located with Intelsat 702 in 1995. In fall 1998 it was leased to Eutelsat and moved to 12.5°W.


Begin End Position
L: 8 Aug 1989 Feb 1995 19.2°W
Mar 1995 Oct 1998 0.6°W
Nov 1998 Sep 1999 12.5°W

End of life

Out of service early Sep 1999
Cause Deorbited

External resources

sat-index articles

Technical data

EIRP coverage (dBW)



Video excursion 13.5 MHz/v

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