AMOS 5 [ISS Reshetnev]
On July 30 2008 a contract was signed between the JSC "Academician M.F. Reshetnev" Information Satellite Systems and Israeli-based Space Communication Ltd. to build and launch the geostationary satellite system AMOS-5, based on the Ekspress-1000N platform.
The contract covers the development and launch into orbit of the satellite AMOS-5, the establishment of the ground control segment, and personnel training and maintenance services. The subcontractor on the transponder and antennas is Thales Alenia Space. AMOS-5 features 18 C-band and 16 Ku-band transponders
The AMOS-5 is scheduled for delivery and launch by March 31, 2011, and is due to operate for 15 years, at least 14 of which will be insured. AMOS-5 was successfully launched on 11.12.2011.
|Type / Application:||Communication|
|Contractors:||ISS Reshetnev (ex NPO Prikladnoi Mekhaniki, NPO PM) (bus); Alcatel (payload)|
|Equipment:||18 C-band and 16 Ku-band transponders|
|Power:||2 deployable solar arrays, batteries|
|AMOS 5||11.12.2011||TB LC-81/24||Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.3)||with Luch 5A|