Amazonas 3 is a communications satellite based on the Loral 1300 satellite bus and owned by the Hispasat Group of Madrid, Spain. It was launched by an Ariane 5-ECA carrier rocket on 7 February 2013, with a launch mass of 6265 kg. It will provide C and Ku band service in Brazil for a joint venture of Hispasat and the Brazilian telecommunications carrier Oi.
|Mission duration||15 years|
|Launch mass||6,265 kilograms (13,812 lb)|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||7 February 2013, 21:36UTC|
|Rocket||Ariane 5ECA VA212|
|Launch site||Kourou ELA-3|
|Perigee altitude||35,770 kilometres (22,230 mi)|
|Apogee altitude||35,815 kilometres (22,254 mi)|
|Epoch||29 October 2013, 02:12:41 UTC|
- "AMAZONAS 3 Satellite details 2013-006A NORAD 39078". N2YO. 29 October 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2013.
- Jonathan McDowell (2013-02-10). "Jonathan's Space Report No. 674".
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