Amazonas-5 launched onboard an Proton M. Photo credit Roscosmos

Amazonas 5 satellite launched with IberEspacio thermo-structural panels

Hispasat’s telecommunications satellite “Amazonas 5” was launched on 11 September 2017 from Baikonur, on board a Proton M launcher. The satellite will be operating from the orbital position 61 degrees west and will have a useful life of 15 years.

IberEspacio contributed to the project with the manufacture of the thermo-structural panels used for the batteries. These sandwich panels, featuring heat pipes embedded in a honeycomb core, are fully manufactured at IberEspacio facilities.




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