Hispasat 1C is a Spanish communications satellite which is operated by Hispasat. It was constructed by Alcatel Space and is based on the Spacebus-3000B2 satellite bus. Launch occurred on 3 February 2000, at 23:30. The launch was contracted by ILS, and used an Atlas IIAS carrier rocket flying from SLC-36B at Cape Canaveral.
|Mission duration||15 years|
|Launch mass||3,113 kilograms (6,863 lb)|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||3 February 2000|
|Launch site||Cape Canaveral SLC-36B|
It has a mass of 3,113 kilograms (6,863 lb), and an expected service life of 15 years.
Following its launch and on-orbit testing, it was placed in geostationary orbit at 30° West, from where it provides communications services to Europe and the Americas. It is expected to remain in service until at least 2015.
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