Home of space-propulsion.com

Spacecraft Propulsion

Alphabetical Index
Launch Year Index
Slide Show



Slide Show
Slide 220


Amazonas 2

Spacecraft propulsion supplied by ArianeGroup

Amazonas 2
HispasatAmazonas 2 Category Communication
Operator Hispasat
Orbit GEO
Sat position 61° W
Launch date 01.10.2009
Launch mass 5465 kg
Design life 15 years
Launcher Ariane 5 ECA
Satellite / Bus Eurostar 3000
Manufacturer EADS Astrium


Orbital Propulsion Centre Contribution
Propulsion Responsibility:
bullet 14 x 10 N biprop thrusters, S10-21
bullet Propellant tank, E3000LX
bullet 17 x Pyrovalves
bullet 13 x Fill & drain valves
Pyrovalve Bipropellant tank.
10 N bipropellant thruster.Propellant fill and drain valve.


Please Note: These archive pages are no longer updated and are provided for the benefit of our visitors.