Hispasat 74W-1 (Amazonas-4a) at 74° West
|Launch vehicle:||Ariane 5ECA|
|Expected lifetime:||15+ Years|
The Hispasat 74W-1 (Amazonas-4a) at 74° West is operated by HispaSat from Spain and was constructed based on the Geostar 2.4 platform by Orbital Sciences Corporation (Orbital ATK). The satellite features 24 Ku-band transponders and had a launch mass estimated at 3,000 kgs.
During its 15-year lifespan, Hispasat 74W-1 (Amazonas-4a) at 74° West will provide HispaSat with additional space capacity in Latin America to offer its customers a variety of television and communications services. The spacecraft was launched on March 22nd 2014 on a Arina 5ECA launcher operated by launch operator Arianespace.