AngoSat-2

Overview

Destination: Geostationary Orbit
Mission: Communications

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

The AngoSat 2 is a communications satellite built for Angola to replace the failed AngoSat 1. The Angosat Project calls for development of a communications satellite with C- and Ku-band transponders, its launch into a geostationary orbit and development of the ground communication and TV broadcasting infrastructure. In August 2019 it was revealed the replacement satellite is being built by ISS Reshetnev (Bus) and Airbus Defence & Space (payload). Construction has started in February 2018.

Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • Aug. 4, 2022, 2:50 a.m.

Added launch.


Proton-M

Family: Proton / UR-500
Configuration: M Blok DM-03

Proton-M Blok DM-03 is a four stage Russian heavy lift launch vehicle derived from the Soviet Proton launch vehicle. It is a Proton-M with an added DM-03 Fourth stage.

Specifications
  • Stages
    4
  • Length
    58.2 m
  • Diameter
    7.4 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    4.35 m
  • Launch Mass
    712 T
  • Thrust
    10532 kN
Family
  • Name
    Proton-M
  • Family
    Proton / UR-500
  • Variant
    M Blok DM-03
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Proton-M Blok DM-03
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $65000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    2100 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    6920 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
    3250 kg
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

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Director: Andrey Vladimirovich Kalinovskiy Founded: 1916 Successes: 175 Failures: 15 Pending: 5

Agency Type: Government

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

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

81/24 (81P)


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