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Satellite Name: AfriStar 1 (Afristar)
Status: retired
Position: 21° E (21° E)
NORAD: 25515
Cospar number: 1998-063A
Operator: Worldspace Satellite Radio
Launch date: 28-Oct-1998
Launch site: Guiana Space Center
Launch vehicle: Ariane 44L
Launch mass (kg): 2739
Dry mass (kg): 1205
Manufacturer: Airbus Defence and Space
Model (bus): Eurostar-2000+
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 12 yrs.
Call sign: S2367
Beacon(s): 1452.3R, 1491.7R
3 L-band transponders to provide digital audio and multi-media communications to Africa, Middle East, Asia, Latin America and Caribbean.
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