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Mission type  Communications
Website  AMC-6 website
Manufacturer  Lockheed Martin
Launch mass  3,909 kg
Launch date  21 October 2000
Bus  Lockheed Martin A2100
COSPAR ID  2000-067A
Mission duration  15 years (design life)
Period  24 hours
Launch mass  3,909 kg
Launch site  Baikonur Cosmodrome
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Operator  GE Americom (2000–2001) SES Americom (2001–2009) SES World Skies (2009—)
Similar  AMC‑4, Brasilsat B1, Intelsat 1R, Galaxy 28, Star One B4

AMC-6, formerly GE-6, is a commercial broadcast communications satellite owned by SES World Skies. Launched on October 21, 2000, from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, AMC-6 became the fifth hybrid C band/Ku band satellite in the GE Americom fleet. The satellite provides coverage to the continental United States, Canada, the Caribbean islands, southern Greenland, and Central and South America. Located in a geostationary orbit parallel to the eastern United States coastline, AMC-6 provides service to commercial and government customers, and is used as an Internet platform due to its wide coverage, scale and redundancy. Some of its capabilities include VSAT networking, satellite news gathering and Ku band transceiver service. Launched as GE-6, it was renamed AMC-6 when SES took over GE Americom in 2001, forming SES Americom. This merged with SES New Skies in 2009 to form SES World Skies.

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