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AMOS 1 → Intelsat 24

AMOS 1 [Spacecom]

Developed by Israel Aircraft Industries with assistance from DASA and Alcatel Espace, the 500 kg-class AMOS 1 (Affordable Modular Optimized Satellite) will carry 7 Ku-band transponders (plus two spares) for Eurasian communications services.

In 2009 the satellite was sold to Intelsat, which will use it from an inclined orbit under the designation Intelsat 24.

Nation: Israel
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: Spacecom Ltd.
Contractors: IAI
Equipment: 7 (+2)  Ku-band transponders
Configuration: AMOS Bus
Propulsion: S400
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 11 years
Mass: 961 kg
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
AMOS 1 → Intelsat 24 1996-030B 16.05.1996 Ko ELA-2 Ariane-44L H10-3 with Palapa C2
Further AMOS missions:
Further Intelsat missions: