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Satellite Name: Amos 5
Status: failed
Position: 17° E (17° E)
NORAD: 37950
Cospar number: 2011-074A
Operator: Spacecom Satellite Communications
Launch date: 11-Dec-2011
Launch site: Baikonur Cosmodrome
Launch vehicle: Proton M
Launch mass (kg): 1600
Dry mass (kg):  
Manufacturer: ISS Reshetnev (ex NPO PM)(Bus)/Thales Alenia Space
Model (bus): Ekspress-1000N
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 15 yrs.
Call sign:  
Beacon(s): 11442.5 RHCP, 11692.5 LHCP, 3602 RHCP, 4199.5 LHCP
Details:
18 C-band and 18 Ku-band transponders to feature a fixed pan-African C-band beam and three steerable Ku-band beams — all covering Africa with connectivity to Europe and the Middle East. The satellite had abruptly ceased functioning on 21 Nov 2015 and that attempts to restore service had failed.
 
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