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Blagovest 1, 2, 3, 4 (14F149)

Blagovest [ISS Reshetnev]

Blagovest is a series of four planned communications satellites for russian domestic services.

The spacecraft and the payload is built by russian ISS Reshetnev based on the Ekspress-2000 bus.

The first satellite, Kosmos 2520, was launched on a Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.4) rocket from Baikonur in August 2017.

Nation: Russia
Type / Application: Communication
Operator:
Contractors: ISS Reshetnev (prime)
Equipment:
Configuration: Ekspress-2000
Propulsion:
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 15 years
Mass:
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Kosmos 2520 (Blagovest 11L) 2017-046A 16.08.2017 Ba LC-81/24 Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.3) ?
Kosmos 25xx (Blagovest 12L) - 2018 Ba LC-81/24 Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.3) ?
Kosmos 25xx (Blagovest 13L) - 201x Ba Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.4)
Kosmos 25xx (Blagovest 14L) - 201x Ba Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.4)