Express-AT1 satellite is manufactured on RSCCâ€™ order by the JSC â€œAcademician M.F. Reshetnev â€œInformation Satellite Systemsâ€œ in cooperation with Thales Alenia Space (France) within the framework of the Russian Federal Space Program for 2006-2015. The satellite will provide DTH TV & Radio broadcasting.
Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center is a Moscow-based producer of spacecraft and space-launch systems, including the Proton and Rokot rockets and is currently developing the Angara rocket family. The Proton launch vehicle launches from Baikonur and Rokot launches from Baikonur and Plesetsk. Angara will launch from Plesetsk and Vostochny.INFO WIKI