Hellas Sat 2 / Atlas V

Hellas Sat 2 is an Astrium Eurostar E2000+ model. The 3450 kg (7603 lbm) spacecraft will carry 30 Ku-band transponders, with an expected life of 15 years. This first domestic satellite for Greece and Cyprus will be used to provide voice, internet, video and broadcast services to European and Balkan markets. The satellite will also be used to broadcast the Summer Olympics from Athens in 2004.

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