Ekspress AMU1

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Transfer Orbit
Mission: Communications

Geostationary Transfer Orbit 81/24 (81P) Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Express-AMU1 is high-capacity communications satellite which will provide coverage of the European part of the Russian Federation in Ku and Ka bands. Stationed at 36 degrees east in Geostationary Orbit the 5700kg craft will be equipped with up to 70 transponders. The satellite is powered by 2 solar arrays and has an expected lifetime of 15 years.

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Additional Media

Proton-M Briz-M

Family: Proton
Configuration: Briz-M

Specifications
  • Minimum Stage
    1
  • Max Stage
    4
  • Length
    53.0 m
  • Diameter
    7.4 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    712 T
  • Thrust
    10000 kN
Family
  • Name
    Proton-M Briz-M
  • Family
    Proton
  • Variant
    Briz-M
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Proton-M Briz-M
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    21000 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    4500 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

International Launch Services

International Launch Services

(ILS)

Successes: 59 Failures: 6 Pending: 3

Agency Type: Commercial

INFO WIKI

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Pad: 81/24 (81P)


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