Tags: Artificialsatellite, Satellite.
GE-2 or AMC-2 (after 2001) is a privately owned American communications satellite launched in 1997. It was the first of the GE Series to be launched outside the USA. It was launched by an Ariane 4 on January 30 1997 flying from ELA-2 Guiana Space Center alongside another Satellite Nahuel 1A. It was owned by GE Americom until 2001 when the company was sold to SES Americom. The name of the spacecraft was then changed by SES to AMC 2.