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    AMAZONAS 3 can be found in the following categories:

    NORAD ID: 39078
    Int'l Code: 2013-006A
    Perigee: 35,785.8 km
    Apogee: 35,790.4 km
    Inclination: 0.0 °
    Period: 1,436.2 minutes
    Semi major axis: 42166 km
    Launch date: February 7, 2013
    Source: Spain (SPN)
    Comments: AMAZONAS 3 is a geostationary satellite to be stationed at 61 degrees west longitude, where the satellite will broadcast direct-to-home television programming, support telephone networks, and provide broadband Internet services. The 61 degrees west location enables the craft to reach customers in Latin America, Europe and North Africa, according to Madrid-based Hispasat, operator of Amazonas 3. Hispasat and Hispamar, its Brazilian subsidiary, will use Amazonas 3 to help bridge the digital divide afflicting millions of Latin Americans struggling to obtain modern communications capabilities. Amazonas 3 features the first Ka-band payload for broadband service in Latin America, allowing users to enjoy more flexible, interactive multimedia programming. The spacecraft was manufactured by Space Systems/Loral of Palo Alto, Calif., for a 15-year mission. It carries 33 Ku-band and 19 C-band transponders, plus nine Ka-band spot beams.

    Two Line Element Set (TLE):

    1 39078U 13006A   15107.45240964 -.00000306  00000-0  10000-3 0  9999
    2 39078 000.0230 214.5721 0000547 158.2351 294.2550 01.00266618  8068
    Source: AFSPC

    NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog entry for AMAZONAS 3

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