Satellite footprints

Amazonas-5 at 61° West

Position:61° West
Manufacturer:Space Systems/Loral (SS/L)
Launch operator:ILS
Launch vehicle:Proton M/Breeze
Launch date:09/11/2017
Expected lifetime:15+ Years

Hispasat Amazonas-5, located at 61°W, was built by Space Systems/Loral (SS/L). With this new satellite, Hispasat will be able to meet growing satellite capacity demand, mainly for satellite television platforms in Latin America and Brazil. Moreover, it has Ka- band capacity to deal with new Internet connectivity services.

Amazonas-5 has an expected useful life of 15 years and was built on SSL’s 1300 satellite platform. It has 11.5 kilowatts of power and a multi-mission useful load distributed into:

  • 24 Ku-band transponders, which will provide service in two coverage areas:
    – Brazil
    – Remaining Latin American countries
  • 34 Ka-band spot beams distributed throughout Latin America.

Amazonas-5 at 61° West

HispaSat Amazonas-5 satellite in orbit
HispaSat Amazonas-5 satellite under construction
HispaSat Amazonas-5 satellite ready for transport
HispaSat Amazonas-5-arrival
HispaSat Amazonas-5 satellite on Proton launcher2
HispaSat Amazonas-5 satellite on Proton launcher
HispaSat Amazonas-5 satellite launched by Proton launcher

Amazonas-5 at 61° West

ILS Launchkit HispaSat Amazonas-5