Hispasat 74W-1 (Amazonas-4a) at 74° West
|Launch vehicle:||Ariane 5ECA|
|Expected lifetime:||15+ Years|
Constructed from a Geostar 2.4 platform by Orbital Sciences Corporation (Orbital ATK), the Hispasat 74W-1 features 24 Ku band transponders and a launch mass estimated at three tonnes. During its 15 lifespan, Hispasat 74W-1 will provide HISPASAT with additional space capacity in Latin America to offer its customers a variety of television and communications services. The Hispasat 74W-1 was launched into space by launch operator Arianespace on March 22, 2014.