|Mission duration||15 years|
|Launch mass||4,545 kilograms (10,020 lb)|
|Dimensions||5,88 m x 2,4 m x 2,9 m (body)|
36,10 m (solar arrays)
|Power||9,500 watts (EOL)|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||5 August 2004|
|Launch site||Baikonur, Kazakhstan|
|End of mission|
|Deactivated||23 June 2017|
Amazonas 1 or Hispasat 55W-1 was a communications satellite based on the Eurostar 3000 satellite bus and owned by satellites operator Hispasat, based in Madrid, Spain. It was launched on 5 August 2004, with a launch mass of 4,5 ton, on a Proton-M Briz-M launcher to be located in the 61º W geostationary position.
Amazonas 1 payloads were 36 Ku band transponders that provided communications services in Europe and America, and 27 C band transponders that provided services in America. In 2013 it was relocated to the 36º W position and replaced by Amazonas 3.