Amazonas Nexus satellite launch delay

February 5, 2023

Poor weather conditions prevent the satellite from being launched at the scheduled time.

Cape Canaveral, 5 February 2023

HISPASAT informs that, due to adverse weather conditions, those responsible for Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) of the Space Force Station at Cape Canaveral (Florida) have decided to delay the launch of the Amazonas Nexus satellite by 24 hours.

A new attempt will be made on 6 February at 17:32, local time; at 23:32, Spanish time.


HISPASAT, Redeia’s satellite services operator and provider, offers satellite broadband and connectivity solutions including Internet access, mobility and the expansion of cellular networks, as well as other added-value proposals, to governments, corporations and telecommunications operators in the Americas, Europe and North Africa.It is also a leader in distributing Spanish and Portuguese audio-visual content and broadcasting important digital platforms such as Direct To Home (DTH) television and High Definition Television (HDTV), in addition to managing transportation and audio-visual signals from HISPASAT Peru’s teleport in Lurín. HISPASAT, which is comprised of companies that have a presence in Spain as well as in North and South America, where its Brazilian affiliate HISPAMAR is based, is one of the world’s largest companies in its sector in terms of revenue, and the main communications bridge between Europe and the Americas.

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