AMC-21

125˚W

AMC-21's mission

The all Ku-band satellite provides coverage to all 50 U.S. states, Gulf of Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. In addition to enabling broadcasting services, it also supports maritime communications.

Launch date:

14 August 2008

Launch vehicle:

Ariane 5 ECA

Satellite manufacturer:

Thales Alenia Space

Designed lifetime:

15 years


Footprints:
Transponders:

24

Ku-band

Caribbean Ku-band beam

Caribbean Ku-band beam

North America Ku-band beam

North America Ku-band beam