Communications Satellite

AngoSat-2 is a state-of-the-art facility to provide modern communications, internet and digital television services in Africa.

Name of SatelliteAngosat-2
ContractorISS Reshetnev
Country of ContractorRussia
Launch Mass (kg.)2 150
Class of OrbitLEO
Perigee (km)35 782
Date of Launch12.10.2022
Launch SiteBaikonur Cosmodrome
Launch VehicleProton
COSPAR Number2022-131A
NORAD Number54033

AngoSat-2 Communications Satellite was placed into Earth orbit on 12 October 2022 by a Proton-M rocket with upper stage DM-03, which was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. During the tests, it was found to have passed all the necessary checks and on-orbit tests, which included verification of the performance of the service equipment and payload under operational conditions.


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