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AMOS 8

AMOS 8 [SSL]

AMOS 8 is a planned communications satellite by the Israeli Spacecom to replace the failed AMOS 6 satellite and its temporary replacement AMOS 7.

AMOS-8 will include flexible high power Ku-band and Ka-band payloads with steerable antennas to enable customers to deliver various added value services. Spacecom has selected in March 2018 SSL to build the satellite based on the SSL-1300 bus. The satellite is designed to provide service for a minimum of 15 years.

AMOS-6 will be launched in 2020 on a SpaceX Falcon-9 v1.2 rocket. It will be co-located with AMOS 3 at 4 West.

Nation: Israel
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: Spacecom Ltd.
Contractors: Space Systems/Loral (SS/L)
Equipment: high power Ku-band and Ka-band payloads
Configuration: SSL-1300
Propulsion:
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 15 years
Mass:
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
AMOS 8 - 2020 CC Falcon-9 v1.2
Further AMOS missions: