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Mission type Communications[1]
Operator SES World Skies
COSPAR ID 2000-054B
Website AMC-7 website
Mission duration 15 years (design life)[2][3]
Spacecraft properties
Bus A2100A[4]
Manufacturer Lockheed Martin
Launch mass 1,983 kilograms (4,372 lb)[2]
Start of mission
Launch date September 14, 2000, 22:54 (2000-09-14UTC22:54Z) UTC[1][2]
Rocket Ariane 5G[2]
Launch site Kourou ELA-3[1][2]
Contractor Arianespace
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Geostationary
Longitude 137° West[3]
Perigee 35,781.0 kilometres (22,233.3 mi)[5]
Apogee 35,805.7 kilometres (22,248.6 mi)[5]
Inclination 0 degrees[5]
Period 1436.1 minutes[5]
Band 24 C band[3]
Frequency 36 MHz
Coverage area North America[3]

AMC-7 is a commercial broadcast communications satellite owned by SES World Skies. Launched on September 14, 2000, from Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana, AMC-7 provides C band coverage to North America, Hawaii, the Caribbean islands and most of Mexico, and is located in a geostationary orbit over the Pacific Ocean east of Hawaii. The satellite is primarily used for cable television programming distribution.[3]


  1. ^ a b c "NSSDC Master Catalog: GE 7". NASA.gov. April 2, 2008. Retrieved July 5, 2008. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Krebs, Gunter (May 7, 2008). "GE 7, 8 / AMC 7, 8, 10, 11, 18 (Aurora 3)". Skyrocket.de. Retrieved July 5, 2008. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Satellite Data". SES-Worldskies.com. 2009. Archived from the original on June 5, 2010. Retrieved December 20, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Satellite Manufacturing Special" (PDF). Satellite-evolution.com. September–October 2004. p. 4. Retrieved July 5, 2008. 
  5. ^ a b c d "AMC-7 (GE-7) Satellite details". N2YO.com. Archived from the original on January 2, 2010. Retrieved December 20, 2009. 

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