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AMOS 17 [Boeing]

Spacecom, the AMOS satellites operator, announced in December 2016 that it has signed a $161 million contract with Boeing to build AMOS-17, which is to replace the failed AMOS 5 satellite.

AMOS-17 is a multi-band high-throughput, state-of-the-art satellite. It features a Ka-, Ku- anc C-band communications payload. It was built on the BSS-702MP bus.

AMOS-17 will be launched in 2019 to be stationed at 17 East.

Nation: Israel
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: Spacecom Ltd.
Contractors: Boeing Satellite Systems
Equipment: Ku-band transponders, C-band transponders, Ka-band transponders
Configuration: BSS-702MP
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 19 years
Mass: 6500 kg
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
AMOS 17 2019-050A 06.08.2019 CC SLC-40 Falcon-9 v1.2 (Block 5)(ex)
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