Amazonas 5 [SS/Loral]
Amazonas 5 is a Ku- and Ka-band communications satellite for broadband and telecommunications services in Latin America.
The satellite will be built on SSL's SSL-1300 bus and carries 24 transponders in Ku band, directed a Brazil and the remaining Latin American countries, and 34 spot beams in Ka band distributed throughout Latin America. It is to be placed at will be located at 61° west. Launch took place in September 2017 on a Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.3) rocket.
|Type / Application:||Communication|
|Contractors:||Space Systems/Loral (SS/L)|
|Equipment:||24 Ku-band transponders, 34 Ka-band spot beams|
|Power:||2 deployable solar arrays, batteries (11.5 kW)|
|Amazonas 5||2017-053A||11.09.2017||Ba LC-200/39||Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.3)|